Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
John Karl Nagy, 87, 6100 Nagy Road, Celina, died at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 22, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., to Charles K. and Esther D. Nagy. On July 19, 1947, he married Marilyn J. Corrigan, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, John E. (Pam) and Mark A., all of Celina; two daughters, Carla A. (Linus) Post, Coldwater, and Cecelia E. (Terry) Kremer, Celina; a sister, Esther Sokoloski, Vandalia; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Deceased are five brothers, Charles, Vincent, Jack, Alex and Joseph, and a grandson.
He was former owner and operator of M.J. Bar, Dayton, and retired from the 7-Up company after 27 years. He was known locally as the "7-Up Man" and the "Candy Man." He attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial will follow in Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the John K. Nagy Memorial Fund.
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