Dague Shirley Ann Dague, 79, passed away on March 30, 2014 at Country View of Sunbury. She was born on July 5, 1934 in Rome, NY, a daughter to the late Frank and Marian Streifert. She was a member of the Eastern Star and Johnstown United Methodist Church. She went to Capital University where she earned a bachelor's degree in education. Shirley was a school teacher for over fifty years, opening some of the kindergarten schools around Johnstown. She is survived by her children, Terry E. Little, Tammy E. (Rick) Mallett, Thomas E. (Dawn) Dague; grandchildren, Wendy (John), Shannon (Josh), Amber, Adam (Emily), Lindsey (William), Brandon and Drew; six great- grandchildren; nephew, Mark Streifert and several other nieces and nephews. Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Thomas E. Dague and brother Russell. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday in CROUSE-KAUBER-SAMMONS FUNERAL HOME, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, OH 43031. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Mike Brown officiating. Interment will be at Greenhill Cemetery. An online memorial will be at www.cksammons.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 31, 2014