Obituary of David McTague

David A. McTague


Age 56. After a long and courageous battle against cancer, he passed peacefully Sunday, June 19, 2016 at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Morris, the son of Geraldine (Stutzki) and the late Gerald McTague. A lifelong resident. Graduate of Morris High School Class of 1978. Proud owner of the former Cuzins Bar in Morris, member of the NRA and Ducks Unlimited. Tates was an outdoorsman, who loved fishing and hunting. He put his given talents to work and built his own log cabin from the ground up. He was a die hard Cubs fan and never missed an episode of General Hospital.

Survived by his two daughters, Tara McTague of Chicago and Jessica (Johnathon) Strube of Batavia; his grandson, Oliver Strube; his mother, Geraldine of Morris; his significant other, Denise Lawson of Morris; two sisters, Sherrie (Michael) Welch of Bloomingdale and Kimberly Brown of Morris; one brother, Brian (Cori) McTague of Morris and several nieces and nephews also survive.

All friends and relatives are invited to gather on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6 (at Deerpath Drive) Morris, from 11 a.m. until time of memorial services at 12:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to the JOHA Foundation would be appreciated. For information (815) 942-5040.