ROCK FALLS – Charles W. Ager, 82, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his home. He worked for Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. as a crane mechanic for 36 years, retiring in 1991.
Born Oct. 14, 1930, he was the son of Charles and Ella (Howard) Ager. He was united in marriage to Patricia V. Coney on Sept. 13, 1966, in Lancaster, Mo.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia of Rock Falls; three sons, Scott Ager of Rock Falls, and Curtis Ager and Calvin Ager, both of Waterloo, Iowa; a daughter, Pam Larkey, and a brother, Robert Ager, both of Rock Falls; eight grandchildren, Jodi (Joe) Henson, Kristi (TJ) Moen, Jacob Lucas (Becca), Nicholas Larkey, Niles Ager, Curt Davis, Shalynn Boike and Christopher; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Scott Whalen officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
A memorial has been established to the American Heart Association.
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