Irene Rogers Dague, 105, of Seattle, Wash., a former Baker City resident, died May 10, 2001, at Seattle.

There will be a family gathering in her memory and inurnment of her ashes Tuesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Gray’s West & Co. There was a memorial service at Magnolia Presbyterian Church in Seattle earlier.

Mrs. Dague was born on Feb. 3, 1896, at Azusa, Calif. She graduated from Occidental College in 1918 and worked as a teacher and later as a social worker. She was a lifelong Presbyterian and a member of the PEO Sisterhood. The Dague family lived in Baker City from 1941 to 1949.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Irwin Dague, in 1948.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathryn DeMaris of Seattle; a son, George Dague of North Andover, Mass., and his wife, Jan; five grandchildren, Ann Davids and her husband, Ron, James DeMaris and his wife, Debbie, Paul DeMaris and his wife, Barbara, Deanna Dague and Charles Dague; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbia Lutheran Home, 4700 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, Wash., 98103.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 6, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor