Alice JoAnn Kage, 85 taught kindergarten
Alice JoAnn Kage, 85, of North Vernon died Friday, July 6, 2018, at South Central Indiana Hospice Center in Columbus.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be no public visitation or services. The family will have a private celebration of life. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service.
Mrs. Kage was a 1950 graduate of North Vernon High School and she graduated in 1954 from Indiana University-Blooming- ton with a degree in education. She taught kindergarten and first grade until 1991 when she retired to care for her granddaughters. She taught hundreds of first grade students at North Vernon Elementary and enjoyed seeing them in later years. During retirement, Mrs. Kage was a Longaberger consultant and branch leader.
Born October 21, 1932, in North Vernon, Mrs. Kage was the daughter of Hallie Corya and Mary Alice Bacon Corya. On April 23, 1965, she married Richard C. "Dick" Kage and he preceded her in death March 30, 2016.
Survivors include a son, Bradley (Kimberly) Kage of North Vernon, and a granddaughter, Allyson Kage of Indianapolis.
Mrs. Kage was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and grandchildren, Christopher Hallie and Emily Elizabeth Kage.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to South Central Indiana Hospice.