David Aga, 73
Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:18am admin
Dec. 20, 1944 —
Dec. 22, 2017
Ridgeway - David N. Aga, age 73, of Ridgeway, Iowa, passed away at home on Dec. 22, 2017.
A celebration of Dave’s life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 1-3 p.m. at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco. A private interment will be held at a later date.
Dave was born on Dec. 20, 1944 in Cresco, Iowa, to Norman and Agnes (Anderson) Aga. He grew up in Ridgeway and graduated from Crestwood High School in 1962.
Dave and his father, Norman, worked together at Aga Texaco in Ridgeway. Dave then enrolled at Kirkwood Community College and studied electronics. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was a sonarman on the USS Radford during the Vietnam War.
He started working at GTE as a lineman in 1971 and had a long, successful career, retiring as a switchman in 2007.
Dave and Theresa Mackenburg were married on March 2, 1973. Dave fulfilled his childhood dream of owning and working his own farm, where he and Theresa lived until his death.
Dave is survived by his wife, Theresa; his children, Beth (Brent) Larson, Andrea (Al) Lentini and Ben (Melissa) Aga; eight grandchildren, Luke, Cale, Gabe, and Owen Larson, Luke and Lucy Lentini and Eli and Isaac Aga; and his sister, Normie Ferrie; along with four brothers-in-law, two sisters-in-law and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Dave was preceded in death by his father, Norman; his mother, Agnes; and sister, Mary Bergan.