Betty Alsie (Watson) Sager

October 29, 1926 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 93)

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Betty Sager, a 93 year old Trenton resident, passed away at 6:05p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Eastview Manor Care Center of Trenton.

There will be private Graveside held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.  Memorial donations may be made to N.C.M.C. for the Norman Sager Scholarship Fund.

Betty Alsie (Watson) Sager was born October 29, 1926 in Wayne County, IA to Una (Williams) and Cassius H. ”Cash” Watson.  She graduated from Sewell High School in Sewell, IA.  She attended Centerville Teachers College, and was a one-room school teacher in rural Wayne County.  On February 12, 1946 Betty married Norman E. Sager of Seymour, IA.  They were married in Santa Ana, CA as Norman was a marine stationed at Camp Pendleton.  There she worked at the Post Exchange.  At the end of his enlistment, they returned to Iowa, where they farmed.  They then moved to Pitzer, IA and operated the phone company.  They eventually made their home in Trenton, MO.  Betty was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She completed many years of volunteer service especially at the North 65 Senior Center and NW Nutritional Board.  For many years she served as an election judge.  Betty enjoyed her life, family and friends.  She wanted to be remembered for her kindness and service.  Betty loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and Aunt B.  Her family was her pride and joy.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother Doyle Watson and his wife Opal, her sister Ruby Warren and her husband Kermit, grandson Aaron E. Sager and daughter-in-law Annette Sager.

Those left to mourn her death include her children Norman “Dean” Sager and wife Pam of Trenton, Fred Sager and wife Genene of Springfield, MO, Don Sager and wife Karen of Trenton, Dennis Sager of Trenton, and Becky Hall and husband Gary of Trenton; her grandchildren, Sarah Sager, Tamara Cram and husband Josh, Camie Perryman and husband David, Anne Daviess and husband Aaron, Adam Sager and wife Sherri, Martha Sager Rodriguez and Husband Leonard, Craig Sager and wife Meagan, Cary Sager and wife Misty, David Sager, Brian Sager, Christopher Sager, and Jacob Hall; 10 great grandchildren, brother-in-law Mark Sager and sister-in-law Jan Thomas, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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