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ROGERS – Idamae Jean Kale, 94, of Rogers, died on Saturday November 20, 2021 at Caprice Health Care Center, northern Lima.

Mrs. Kale was born in Rogers on May 15, 1927, to the late Samuel and Rebecca Dickey Burson. Idamae was a housewife and a member of the Lake Mount Church of Christ in New Waterford. She especially enjoyed family gatherings on the back porch.

Her husband, Grant Eugene Kale, whom she married on May 5, 1946, preceded her in death on October 2, 1998.

She leaves behind her two sons, Larry Eugene Kale of Rogers and David Lee (Judy) Kale of Vernal, Utah; a sister, Helen Scott of Blackhawk, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Rodney (Kim) Kale from Lisbon, Brett (Shirley) Kale from Lisbon, Randy Kale from Lisbon, Justin (Yvonne) Kale from Columbus and Amanda (George) Sadlier from New Zealand; nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford, under the direction of Elder Rick Urmson. The burial takes place in the cemetery.

Instead of flowers, commemorative gifts can also be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The funeral was entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.

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