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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Updated Obituary - Herman F. Mager

 Herman F. Mager
Herman F. Mager, 84 of Butler, Missouri passed away July 22, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler. 

Visitation will be prior to services from 9-10 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow services in the Benjamin Cemetery near Amoret, Missouri. 
Contributions are suggested to the Benjamin Cemetery, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Herman Franklin Mager was born August 20, 1931 in Mulberry, Mo., son of Fred William and Marie (Spawn) Mager.

Herman attended Mulberry Grade School and graduated from Amoret High School. He married his one and only love, Zella Fritts Mager in October of 1951, celebrating over 62 years of marriage. Herman was a machinist in the aerospace industry working at Westinghouse, Bendix, and Allied Signal. 

He was a member of the Bates County Elks Lodge. He loved to dance including square dancing, round dancing, and the ‘two-step.’ He loved to hunt deer and turkey. 

In addition to his parents, Herman was preceded in death by his wife Zella in 2014; his sister Della Luckan; and one daughter, Julie Taylor.

He is survived by his sister, Emma Meade and husband Bill; son Dennis Mager and wife Karen of Maryland; son Doug Mager and wife Nancy of Butler; son-in-law Stan Taylor of Texas, as well as nine grandchildren: Bryan (Karen) Mager, Michelle (Kip) Copeland, Brent (Anne) Mager, Andrea (Sean) Fitzgerald, Kevin (Heather) Mager, Ashley (Bret) Keighley, Mallory Mager, Sam Mager, Jacob Mager; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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