Victor - William Zane Sage, aka, Will, Bill or Zeeper, 76, of Victor, was born in Broken Bow, NE to Lillian (Mueller) and Samuel A. Sage. He was an only child.
William was in a nasty auto accident on Friday, April 7, 2023. He was Life flighted to St. Patrick Hospital where he was on life support in the ICU. Family gathered around him on April 14, 2023 when it was decided to release him. He left to be with his maker at 1630. He is out of pain now.
William lived in many places in Montana. He attended schools and graduated in the Fort Peck Glasgow area. Taking in 2 years of college, he married Cheryl Uphouse from Glasgow and they later divorced.
He was a Lieutenant in the Fire Department at Valley County Air Base and was also a Deputy Sherriff in Valley County. He was in a bad motorcycle accident in 1979-80 and went to stay with his mother and father at the Bear River Bird Refuge where he met and married his wife of the last 42 years, Patria J. Caldwell. He worked for Brigham City Corp. on the streets department for many years. He worked as a maintenance man for Health Care Facilities in Idaho Falls, ID and Hamilton, MT until he retired in 2012.
He was a great father to son, Allen R. Sage and daughter, Cristal A. Sage, wonderful PaPa to 6 grandkids, Samantha, Skyla, Taylor, Lilian, Jasmin and Zackary. He loved spending time with them, fishing, camping, ect. He was an amazing husband. He made friends everywhere he went. He loved people, playing darts and dancing with his wife. The “Jitterbug” was his dance. He also enjoyed having a beer every now and then with his friends. He loved with everything he had, family, friends and most of all God. He was loved in return by so many. “We will miss you Honey more than you know. Until I hold you and see what you see, I will love you forever.”
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