Madge Alice Saville


Madge Alice (Monninger) Saville, 86, widow of a Great Plains clergy member; born May 2, 1935; died January 7, 2022.

Born and raised in Montezuma, Kansas, she was the only child of George and Goldie (Vickers) Monninger. She was united in marriage to John Edward Saville in 1958.

She taught in Morristown, New Jersey, while John was in seminary, then raised their family while serving in various Kansas communities including Fowler, Johnson, Augusta, Colby, Great Bend and Salina. She completed training as a physical therapy assistant after her sons were grown and enjoyed working in hospitals in Great Bend and Salina before retirement.

She is survived by sons Mark and Lance (Susan), daughter-in-law Joanna, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband John of 49 years, and son Mike.

As she requested, Madge was given a natural burial at Heart Land Prairie Cemetery.