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Terrance Arthur Gage II

C-OBIT-gage-webTerrance Arthur Gage II 39 of Cedar Springs, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from accidental injuries. Terry is now walking with the Lord. Terry was met by his Grandpa and Grandma Middleton, Grandpa Gage, Aunt Laurie and Grandson Israel. He was born July 31, 1975 in Lakeview, MI. Following graduation from High School Terry enlisted in the U.S. Navy, he very proudly served his country for 20 years retiring in July of 2014. He traveled a lot while in the service and his daughters were able to travel with him. Terry loved to cook and was known as the chef. He was learning to make bowls from different kinds of wood, enjoyed auction sales and flea markets and loved to hunt. He was always helping people and spending time with his family and friends. He was looking forward to seeing his son Kevin graduate from high school and his daughter Ashley from business college in Virginia. He will be missed by his family and friends. Surviving are the love of his life, Marti; daughters, Mykenzie, Ashley (Danny) Lopez, Kayli (Warren) Armock; son, Kevin; two grandson and one granddaughter whom he loved very much; father, Terry (Judy) Gage; mother, Carol Rowe; grandmother, Carol Gage; Marti’s parents, Charlie (Reta) McKee; sisters, Debbie (Tim) Prins, Sue (Joe) Molyneux, Colleen Maycroft, Chris (John) Sweeny; brothers, Paul (Jane) Ringler, David (Cheryl) Finnila, Todd Finnila; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The family greeted friends Wednesday, May 27 from 11:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm at Solon Center Wesleyan Church, 15671 Algoma Avenue, Cedar Springs. Pastor Tom Holloway officiating.

Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs.

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What is it?

Is it a rock? Is it a giant marshmallow? Nope—it’s a mushroom!
Judy Gage, of Courtland Township, lives on Benham, and her husband recently noticed this large white object in the field across the street. “He went over to get it because he thought it was a rock,” she said. “He was going to put it in the yard.” They were both surprised to find out it wasn’t a rock but a mushroom.
The mushroom measured 10-1/2 long, and just short of 10 inches wide. It may be a giant puffball, which is edible when young, but not when it matures.
Be careful when picking any wild mushrooms, and always check to be sure it’s safe to eat.

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About this week’s banner photo

The banner photo (seen at the top of our front page) was submitted by Judy Gage of Courtland Township. She took the photo on Friday, March 25, at sunset. “The sun was shining on the ice on the trees, making it look like they were on fire,” she said.
Thanks, Judy!

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Signs of spring!

It was still pretty cold out Monday, March 13, when two different readers sent the Post pictures of crocuses popping up in their yards.

Mary Lou Fuller, of Solon Township, sent us the photo of the beautiful purple crocuses pushing out of the ground, and Judy Gage, of Courtland Township, sent us the photo of the yellow wild crocus peeking out.

Gage said she’s lived there for 23 years, and she never knows where they will pop up. “Sometimes it’s only a handful, sometimes they’re everywhere. This year they popped up by the wellhouse,” she said.

Are you seeing any signs of spring? Send a photo and a short summary to news@cedarspringspost.com, and we may print it if space is available.

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