ELKHART - James "Jim" Sagebiel, age 81, died Nov. 2, 2020, at Morton County Hospital, Elkhart, KS. James was born in Paonia, CO to James and Veda (Riley) Sagebiel on July 9, 1939. He married Vivian Joyce Pate June 4, 1958, in Elkhart, KS. Vivian preceded him in death on July 11, 2012.
Survivors include, three sons, Dennis James Sagebiel of Glendale, AZ., William Dale Sagebiel of Peoria, AZ, David Wayne Sagebiel of Elkhart, KS.; significant other, Joyce Hallagin, Elkhart, KS.; two sisters, Alice Witcher of Santa Fe, NM., Barbara Pate of Elkhart, KS.; nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Veda, and wife, Vivian.
Visitation will be held Nov. 5, 2020, 10 a.m.. to 8 Pp.m. at Robson Funeral Home, 120 Grant Street, Elkhart, KS. Memorial service will be held Nov. 6, 2020, 11 a.m. at Jim's House, 1065 E. Highway 56, Elkhart, KS. There will be a private family cremation burial at a later date. A memorial has been established for Morton County Fair and Rodeo. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 606, Elkhart, KS.