She was born Nov. 29, 1942 in Decatur, Ind., to Russell and Pauline (Clowser) Baumgartner.
On April 23, 1960, she was united in marriage to Donald Gase in Decatur. Donald preceded her July 9, 2010.
Moving to Chapman Lake from Fort Wayne, in 1971 she was employed by Kaiser Inn of Warsaw as a Waitress. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Warsaw.
She is survived by her son: Rick Gase, Warsaw; grandchildren: Jennifer (Joel) Burner, Leesburg, Ind.; Brandi Gase, Pierceton, Ind.; David, Danny and Joey Gunter, all of Warsaw; and Donald Gase, Lagro, Ind.; great-grandchildren: Kailynn, Camryn, Jaisyn and Reese.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter: Deborah Gunter; two brothers.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 3, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel. Services are scheduled for noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw. Chaplain Bob Jarboe will officiate the services.