March 16, 1921 – Oct. 21, 2011
John B. Cage of Waukesha passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, surrounded by his family at the age of 90. John was born March 16, 1921, in Superior, to Albert G. and Marguerite D. (nee Randolph) Cage.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran in the 32nd Division serving in Australia and New Guinea. After the war, John finished college at Superior State College. Later, while teaching in Montana, he obtained his master’s degree from Montana State University. John married Marjorie (nee McKeague) on June 6, 1950. He worked in the data processing department at Allis Chalmers for 12 years. John then returned to teaching at WCTC, where he taught data processing until he retired in 1985. He was a member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Waukesha for more than 50 years.
John will be dearly missed by his wife of 61 years, Marjorie; his five children, Maggi Cage of Wauwatosa, Patricia Frank of Mukwonago, William (Denise) Cage of Waukesha, Jane Cage of Waukesha and Mark (Carol) Cage of Waukesha; nine grandchildren, Shawnna, Heather, Krista (Eric), Steven, Erin, Amanda, John, Teresa and Mark; five great-grandchildren, Lilly, Tiernan, Audrey, Eleanor and Everett; and many other family and friends.
Private family services were previously held.
Memorials are appreciated by the family to St. Matthias Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 824, Waukesha, WI 53187.
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