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Dick Tague


Dick Tague, 73, Lytle, Texas, formerly of DeWitt, Iowa, died peacefully early Friday morning, March 9, 2012 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Dick Tague was born Richard Lawrence Tague, on Nov. 14, 1938, in Clinton, Iowa, to James and Flora (Biggs) Tague. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School. Dick was a veteran and served in the United States Navy. He worked for IBM Corporation in Chicago, Illinois.

Dick was dearly loved and enjoyed visiting regularly by phone with his brother, Bob and sister, Mary Alice Seifert, as well as his many nieces and nephews. as well as his many nieces and nephews. This he did from his home in Lytle on a regular basis. He also pursued passionately for many years, his hobby of Genealogy. Dick was known for his volunteer spirit, helping others around the world find lost members of their family trees. He was also instrumental in uniting living family members. Dick was a member and volunteer supporter of Iowa GenWeb, as well as many other genealogical endeavors.

Dick Tague with friends in Illinois
Dinner with Friends in Illinois


Dick Tague
Courtesy of David Tague nephew

Dick leaves to mourn his loss, a brother, Robert (Marilyn) Tague of Cocoa Beach, Florida, as well as many nieces and nephews.


Preceding Dick in death were his parents, his sister, Mary Alice Seifert, an infant sister, Agnes Kathleen and two brothers, Maurice and James Tague.


Family and friends may visit at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012 with a vigil service at 5:00 p.m. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2012 in St. Joseph Catholic Church of DeWitt with the Rev. Fr. Paul Connolly presiding. Burial and military rites will follow in the Church Cemetery.---  Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.


Fayette CC: Dick Tague was always there and willing to help  anyone with a query or wall that needed broke through. He was a subscriber to a great many Iowa county mail lists and the Iowa mail list and many  county boards so he could help anyone with a request. He did his best to answer ever query he could.   Dick will be greatly missed by all Iowa genealogists. May our Friend Rest in Peace.