Larry Agler age 91, of Holgate, died Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Vancrest of Holgate.
His Legacy… He was born June 21, 1929 in Defiance to George and Helen (Elling) Agler. Larry graduated from Holgate High School in 1947. On June 20, 1954 he married Arlene Bortz in St. John United Church of Christ, Holgate. He served our country in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was a member of the Holgate American Legion. Larry was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Holgate, served many positions and taught Sunday School for over 40 years. Larry grew up on a dairy farm and farmed most of his adult life; raising soybeans, corn and wheat. He retired in 1992.
His Family… Larry is survived by daughters: Marsha Case, Cumming, Georgia, Linda Arreguin, Napoleon, Anne Greenhagen, Waterville, and Susan (Bruce) Arps, Holgate; 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, loving wife Arlene on April 1, 2019, a grandson Arron Agler, a son in law, Phil Case and siblings: Lester Agler, Lavina Gessner, Pearl Huber, Bob Agler and Viola Clymer.
His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in St. John’s United Church of Christ on Monday, April 26, 2021 from 9:00 am until the Celebration of Larry’s Life at 11:00 am. Due to health concerns, a mask is required; social distancing will be enforced and the number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance. Contributions made in memory of Larry can be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ, Vancrest of Holgate or the Henry County Fair Board.
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