Lance E. Gage, 54 of Canton, died October 22, 2010 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita after a brief illness. He was born on March 23, 1956 in Goessel, Kansas, the son of Cecil E. and Betty Lou Hackler Gage. He was a licensed service station inspector for the State of Kansas and a former teacher/coach.

Survivors include his parents, Cecil E. “Dick” and Betty Lou Gage of Canton; two brothers, Dick Edward Gage, Burlingame, California and Cecil Gage, McPherson and one sister, Jacqueline Tucker, Camarillo, California.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Canton Township Cemetery. A memorial has been established with the McPherson County Humane Society, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.