With deepest sorrow, we announce Gage Allen Pflugradt, age 14, most beloved son, brother, and family member passed away 10/19/2020. Though only 14 years old, Gage had a huge impact on the lives of people around him. Those of us who knew him well have lost a shining light in our lives. He was wise beyond his years, funny, personable, talented, and driven. He had a passion for shooting trap, skeet, and sporting clays. Gage loved the outdoors, hunting deer or birds, and fishing both open water and especially on the ice. He always stayed busy by working in the garage, tinkering with engines of all kinds, teaching himself to weld, and creating functional items (kayak hauler, coasters out of his Dad’s old fire sprinkler gauges, and modifying his bicycle just to name a few). When he couldn’t be outside, Gage liked to pass the time by playing cards, he learned how to play Pinochle at a young age so he could be a third player for mom and dad, but his favorite game was Rummy 500 because he often won! He was a hard worker who was employed at McDonald’s in Howard and Citgo in Suamico. He was a well-respected boy throughout the neighborhood that when called upon at the drop of a hat would help anyone. He always had a great story or funny joke, was always there to lighten the mood, ready for fun. Protective of his brothers and his younger cousins, he was the kind of kid that any parent could be proud of. Gage was obsessed with 4 wheelers, dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and square body trucks. One of his favorite sayings “It’s not about the miles per gallon, but the smiles per gallon!” He was really good at buying and selling ATV’s or dirt bikes without adult assistance. He owned five different vehicles in four years. He always drove a hard bargain and never compromised on his price, which was utterly amazing to us because he always came out ahead! Gage will be missed every single day by his parents, Troy and Amanda, his brothers Caden and Chase, grandparents Mary and Gary Blazer, Susan Pflugradt, and Kathleen Goman, great-grandmother Caroline Black along with several loving aunts, uncles, and cousins, and many great friends and neighbors. He will be greeted in heaven by his grandfather’s James Pflugradt and Alvin Goman, and great-grandparents Donald and Evelyn Goshaw, and Eugene Hetke.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home Wednesday October 28, 2020 from 3pm until 8pm with a prayer service at 5pm. Legacy Gathering Center is honored to assist the family, they ask that masks be worn, and social distancing be observed.
Legacy Gathering Center is located at 838 South Fisk Street Green Bay, WI 54304 920.498.1118
Amanda and Troy, beautifully written memorial. Gage sounds like an awesome child that parents wish all that their children would be like. I remember Gage fixing Dr. M’s boat motor, what a talented boy! So very sorry for your families loss, cherish the memories and know that he will be there with you always. So sorry for your pain. Love and prayers to you and your family?
missing you already gage, its gonna be really hard the next few years without anyone to bug me during classes or in the hallways, dang now science is going to suck even more than it already did. you were an amazing friend i honestly couldn’t have asked for a better one. love you lots dude, i hope you see all of us smiling up at you, i hope you hear us thinking about you every second, i also hope ur living ur best life because you deserve it. love you and miss you always <3
With deepest sympathy to the family. We are so sorry that you will have to endure these sad days
Troy I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your wife, and your entire family. Gage sounded like a really awesome young man. Many good memories to hold with you forever. Love and prayers to you all.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Mrs. Larson and I did not know Gage long due to the learning situation that we are currently in. However, we knew him long enough to appreciate his humor and flair for life. We are already missing him in our algebra class at BP. Deepest sympathies to all of you. -Mr. Jagler and Mrs. Larson
I am so saddened to hear about Gages passing. I enjoyed having him come in and challenge me with how to cut a mullet! Such a unique hard working kid. We always enjoyed sharing our similar interests in snowmobiles and where we were going to go riding. He often talked about work (but mostly his 4 wheeler and the parts he had to buy with all of the money he worked for!) and I was always so amazed at his level of maturity for such a young man. My heart is so heavy for Gages family. I will definitely miss him and the great conversation from such a nice young man.