Harold L. Magers
November 29, 1926 ‒ March 12, 2012
Harold L. Magers, age 85, of Simpson Road, Howard, Ohio passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 29, 1926 in Howard, Ohio to the late Donald and Rozella (Lifer) Magers. Harold served in the United States Army during World War II. He retired from the United States Post Office as a rural carrier, but Harold was a farmer at heart, spending most of his free time taking care of the family farm. He was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church where he served on various committees and sang in the choir. Harold previously served on the Soil Conservation Board and the Knox County Farm Bureau.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn (Durbin) Magers, whom he married on May 16, 1954, three sons, Gregory (Pamela) Magers, Phillip (Cynthia) Magers and Daniel (Anna-marie) Magers all of Howard, two daughters, Virginia (Rick) Moore and Joyce (Todd) Frazee both of Howard, twenty grandchildren, Joelle (Trey) Flowers, Steven Magers, Monica (Kevin) Shields, Nathaniel (Jodie) Magers, Vanessa Magers, Marcus Magers, Landon Magers, Marshall Magers, Sean Magers, Alexandria Magers, Angela (Todd) Shank, USAF Matthew Moore, Joshua Moore, Grant Frazee, Eric Frazee, Hayden Frazee, Amanda (Chris) McMillen, Andrew Egan, Kevin (Megan) Egan and Jackie (Chris) Moushey, nine great grandchildren, Ethan Swendal, Sierra Shields, Alexis Bostick, Jordan Shank, Grace Shank, Kensley McMillen, Dylan Moushey, Logan Moushey and Madison Moushey, two brothers, Dalton (Norma) Magers and Neil Magers both of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Ann Egan and a brother, Dean Magers.
Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, 20177 Wooster Road, Danville, Ohio 43014 where friends may call one hour prior. Rev. Thomas Heil and Rev. Ed Winkler will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Harold’s name may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Harold L. Magers.