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Emanuel Lackner

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Lackner, Emanuel
1931 - 2018
Emanuel Leo Lackner, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Lithopolis, Ohio, April 2, 2018. Leo was a graduate of Crafton High School, Pittsburgh (class of 1949) and served in the US Navy (USS Okanogan) from 1951-55. He retired in 1987 after nearly 34 years as an Air Traffic Controller at Port Columbus, where he made many life-long friends. He kept busy in "retirement" tending bar for CAPA in the Great Southern and Ohio Theatres and volunteered with Charity Newsies (1997-2017). He loved his Buckeyes, Steelers, Caribbean cruises with family and seeing as much of the world as possible. Preceded in death by parents Hiram and Mary (Lageman) Lackner, wife Ruth Lackner, sisters Rosemary Flynn, Irene Deenihan and Barbara "Bobbi" Alger. He is survived by daughter, Shirlee Lackner; son, Richard Lackner; grandchildren, Dakota, Cheyenne and Tristen Lackner; and many loving nieces and nephews, family and friends. Memorial service Saturday 1 PM, EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., where friends may call 1 hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Charity Newsies. www.evansfuneralhome.net
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 4, 2018
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