The Edmond Sun


November 19, 2012

Taggart Fuller Dertinger

EDMOND —     Taggart Fuller Dertinger passed away Nov. 13, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Okla.  He was born in Bend, Ore. on May 5, 1985 to Janis K. Fuller and Alan L. Dertinger.

    Tag was raised in Bend, Ore. and upon graduating from Mt. View high school he moved to Oklahoma City, Okla.  He started his career in the food industry at Pearl’s Lakeside. While there, the idea for Dirty Water Coffee was born, and Tag’s vision blossomed into a successful business until his untimely death.

    Tag’s enthusiasm for adventure, fun and pranks was lovingly shared with family and friends.  He brought so much joy to all of us, and we will feel his amazing impact on our lives forever. He had a wonderful ability to bring people together and make us all feel so loved and special.

    Tag is preceded in death by his grandparents Leonard and Francis Dertinger and James and Olga Fuller.

    He is survived by his parents Janis Fuller and Al Dertinger; sister Leanna Dertinger; aunt Linda Fuller, aunt and uncle Jane and Steve Dertinger; many cousins in Michigan and Denver; his loving partner Staci Patton and her family.

    A memorial service was 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19 at Baggerley Funeral Home Chapel. For more information go to

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