Dalton L. Magers
December 06, 1929 ‒ February 10, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Dalton L. Magers, age 89, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on December 6, 1929 in Howard, Ohio the son of Donald and Rozella (Lifer) Magers.
Dalton worked as truck driver for Schlairet Trucking for many years before retiring in 1987. Upon retiring, Dalton was able to live his childhood dream and spend all of his days working on his family farm. He enjoyed being outdoors and loved taking his children and grandchildren to do chores.
Dalton was an active member for over 60 plus years of Faith Lutheran Church. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather that will be sadly missed by his family.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Norma (Frye) Magers; his children, Linda (Randy Schilling) Wolfe of Mount Vernon, Gene (Debbie) Magers of West Chester, Ohio; two grandchildren, Tony (Michelle) Magers and Nina Rachael (Jared) Armstrong; four great grandchildren, Kinsley and Crosby Magers, Noah and Lucas Armstrong; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Magers of Howard, Betty Magers of Howard and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold Magers, Dean Magers and Neil Magers.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Mark Wildermuth will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in Dalton’s name may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church.
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