Alberta "Bertie" H. Dague, age 90 of Staples (formerly of Bertha), passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at the Lakewood Care Center in Staples after a 2-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Bertie was born Dec. 2, 1929 in Merced, CA to Albert H. and K. Margaret (Beyer) Penner. She and Donald Dague were married on Sept. 5, 1949 in Oakland, CA. Together they raised 3 children in Bertha, MN. Together, they moved to Staples in 2005.
Bertie is survived by and will be deeply missed by her son, Larry (Debbie) Dague of Wadena; her daughter, Carolyn (Ron) Kaylor of Coon Rapids; daughter-in-law, Nancy Dague of Galesburg, KS; and 4 grandchildren: Stacy (Dwight) Parker of Lignum, VA, Chris (Cari) Dague of Glen Rose, TX, Haven (Paul) Habermann of Coon Rapids, and Beau Kaylor of Minneapolis; great-grandchildren: Allie, Christian and Caleb Parker; Madison, Morgan, and Makenzie Dague; and Nicole and Elsie Kaylor; sister, Eleanor (Joe) Dague of CA; a host of brothers and sisters-in-law; many loving nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Don (09/2018); son, Don (07/2020); parents; sister, Lois (Doug) Horton.
She will also be greatly missed by the many, many people covered by prayer throughout the years by this "prayer warrior": family, missionaries, pastors, neighbors, friends, Sunday School students and the list goes on .... so far reaching!
A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 2:30PM at the Staples Alliance Church, 1512 8th Str. NE, Staples, MN. There will be a gathering of family and friends beginning at 1:30 at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Gideons International.
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