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
Dick was a member and volunteer supporter of Iowa GenWeb, as well as
many other genealogical endeavors.
Dinner with Friends in Illinois
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.
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