Michael Large

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WAPAKONETA — Michael Steven "Maggie" Large, 66, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Sidney, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. at his home.

He was born on Sept. 17, 1950, in Piqua, Ohio, the son of the late Robert and Wilda (Yount) Large.

In 1982, Maggie married Fern (Hartung) Large, who survives along with three children, Randy (Angie) Browning, of Sidney, Tim Browning, of Wapakoneta, and Kurtis Kohl Large, of Sidney; five siblings, Judy (Jerry) Stumpff, of Springfield, Jim (Pat) Large, of Celina, Cathy Large, of Piqua, Dan (Kay) Large, of Trenton, Jan Wheeler, of Piqua, and Mark (Tracy) Large, of Cincinnati; seven grandchildren, Mathew Reed, Mya and Mikey Browning, Nojah Browning, Jacob Browning, Nevaeh Browning and O'Rion Large; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Josiah Large.

Mr. Large retired from DP&L after 43 years of service. He was a member of the Sidney and Wapakoneta Eagles, and was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Bengals and Dale Earnhardt fan.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney, with the Rev. Don Gilroy officiating. In keeping with Mr. Large's wishes, his body will be cremated following the funeral service.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to New Vision Nursing & Home Care, and condolences may be expressed to the Large family at the funeral home's website,

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Cromes Funeral Home Inc
302 S. Main Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2016