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Chase Anthony Tague

September 27, 2012


 Chase Anthony Tague



Chase Anthony Tague was born Nov. 8, 1984 in Oakland and died Sept. 23, 2012 at his home in Bishop. Chase attended Bishop public schools from kindergarten through high school where he played varsity football and basketball.

After graduation, he attended Haskell University in Laurence, Kan. for three years earning his AA Degree. Chase worked for the Bishop Paiute Tribe as a project coordinator.

He was especially adept at working with children and serving as a role model and inspirational leader. He was known as a kind and loving father and took responsibility for the care and support of all his children. Chase’s love for the outdoors and sports was known by all who knew him. He loved basketball, football, hiking and camping.

Chase had a great affinity for his native culture. He learned to speak Paiute and play Handgame. He taught his children our Paiute traditions and language. It is widely known he was friendly with everyone and took exceptional care to show respect for the elderly. Those of us who loved him are crying and missing his smile and good cheer. 

Chase is survived by his three children, Lila, Antonello and Kayann; mother, Linda Robinson; brother, Kyle Robinson; grandparents, William and Josephine Robinson; and his paternal grandmother, Marilyn Tague of Pismo Beach. His extended family includes aunt, Diane and husband Edwin Rose; aunt, Michelle Walker; uncle, Edward Robinson; and cousins, Danielle and Josh David, Justin and Jason Wilburn, Nicole Rose and Trevor Rose. 

Chase was preceded in death by his father, Anthony Tague; grandfather, Wayne Tague; great-grandmother, Agnes Perez; aunts, Cindy and Theresa Tague. 

A Cry Dance will be held at dusk Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at 159 N. Pa Ha Ln. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at the Barlow Lane Gym with Vincent Townsend officiating. Interment will be at Sunland Indian Cemetery.

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