John M. Sagle

February 13, 1954 ‒ September 30, 2018

Galion, Ohio

John M. Sagle, 64, of Galion passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 at CHP Home Care & Hospice in Defiance, Ohio.

He was born February 13, 1954 in Roseville, Ohio and was the son of the late Thomas and Sally Ann (Laughlin) Sagle.

John graduated from Galion High School in 1972 and had worked in technical support at the former PECO II in Galion. He was a former member of the Lions Club of Galion, member of the First United Church of Christ in Galion and enjoyed golfing.

John is survived by daughters Amanda (Eric) Kent of Galion and Anna (Eric) Yoder of Napoleon; six grandchildren Cooper, Carly and Colby Kent, Finn, Liam and Cullen Yoder; sisters Beth (Chris) Doherty of Saginaw, Michigan, Nancy (Jim) Cunningham of Lewis Center, Jane (Dave) White of Delaware and Susan (Dave) Bibb of Bonney Lake, Washington; brother Mike (Marilyn) Sagle of Powell and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where a memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 3 with Dallas Waggle, Chaplain officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to CHP Home Care & Hospice or Lewy Body Dementia Association, online at or in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of John Sagle, and condolences may be made to them at


  • We are so sorry to hear about the death of John. He was a classmate and was so nice when we were in school. Thinking of all of you. May he rest in peace.

  • Jane, so sorry to read of your brother John’s passing. He was always kind to us middle schoolers when we were at your house goofing around.

  • Nancy, so sorry to hear of John’s passing. I will always think of his infectious smile and how kind he was to me growing up. May God bring comfort to you and your family.

  • I am so sorry about John’s passing. John was a nice guy and pleasant to talk to.
    My thoughts and prayers are with Sagle family.
    Lisa Dye

  • We are so very sorry to hear about John. Arch and I both thought so much of him. Our thoughts and prayers to your family during this time.

  • I hope it comforts you to know that your grief is
    shared by all of us who knew your dad. He was a wonderful man and he will be sorely missed
    Keeping you in our prayers Mandy,Anna and families!

  • To the Slagle Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of John.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • To the family, so sorry for your loss. Many good memories of the neighborhood. Bike riding, basketball, wiffle ball and back yard camping.

  • Amanda and Anna, our sympathy to you in the passing of your father. I always enjoyed talking to him in the past. 64 is to young to leave this world.