Dec. 7, 1932-Feb. 11, 2012
Grant W. Lage, 79, of Audubon, died Saturday Feb. 11, 2012 at Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes.
Grant Walter Lage was born to Walter and DeEldra (Grant) Lage on December 7, 1932 in Everly, Iowa. He attended school in Moneta, Iowa, graduating from Moneta High School in 1950. He then attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa.
On April 4, 1954 Grant was united in marriage to Lillian Ebel in Germantown, Iowa. They made their home in Spencer, Iowa, where Grant worked as a carpenter. In 1957 they moved to rural Audubon. Grant worked in various jobs until purchasing a dairy farm in 1963. He retired from farming in 1997.
Grant loved woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren. He also liked to hunt and fish. He was a long time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He also served on the Audubon School Board for many years and also as a director for AMPI for 26 years.
Surviving Grant are his wife, Lillian; two sons, Mike (Linda) Lage and Pat (Melissa) Lage, both of Audubon; one daughter, Lisa (Steve) Hanson of Detroit Lakes; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Ann (Mack) Stanhope of Marcus, Wash., and DeeAnn Levine of Detroit, Mich.
Preceding him in death were his parents; son-in-law, Mike Halbur; and brother-in-law, Stephen Levine.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service, at West-Kjos Funeral Home.
Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Audubon.
Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.
Those wanting to share memories and condolences online may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.