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Susan Roberts Ague

Obituary for Susan Roberts Ague

April 9, 1941 - April 4, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 76


Susan Roberts Ague of San Antonio, TX died on April 4, 2018. Susan was born on April 9, 1941, in Tucson, AZ, to Frederick Carlyle Roberts, Jr. of Tucson, AZ and Eleanor Cole Roberts of Boston, MA. A graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, MO and Austin College in Sherman, TX. Susan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1962. It was at Austin College, she met her husband, Walter. Susan and Walter were married on May 20, 1963 in Arlington, VA. While living in Virginia, Susan worked at the Smithsonian as one of the first female professional Curator Technicians. She assisted in the development of the original First Lady Collection exhibit. Being a part of the Air Force family, she played a pivotal role in the military community, wherever they lived. They were stationed in San Antonio, Battle Creek, Sacramento, Bangkok, Colorado Springs, Seoul, and SHAPE. After Walter retired from the Air Force, Susan worked for several years at USAA and then decided to try a new venture in antique furniture restoration. She was passionate about her dogs. Susan was a voracious reader. She also loved to laugh and always sought humor in life around her. Her keen wit would enliven the room and will be greatly missed by family and friends. This summer, the family plans to hold a Celebration of Life party in San Antonio to honor Susan.

She leaves behind her beloved friends and family: Husband, Lt Col Walter N. Ague, USAF (Ret); and children; Paul S. Ague, II (Diana), Neal R. Ague (Brenda), Eleanor S. Deaton (Robin), Elizabeth S. Kinney (Brent), and nine beloved grandchildren; Alexandra, Jacob, Cole, Sam, Eleanor, Reid, Mason, Jackson, and Rowan. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Sara Hendricker and Barbara Gaddis.

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