Charles J. Maag
Charles J. Maag

CATAWBA ISLAND: Charles J. Maag, 93, of Catawba Island, passed away, Monday, September 19, at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor, OH.

Charles was born on April 30, 1918 on Kelleys Island, OH, the son of William and Minnie (Schnittker) Maag. He was a graduate of Ohio State University where he played football and basketball in 1939 in the 1st NCAA Tournament. Charles was also inducted into the into the Sandusky High School Football Hall of Fame 1st class. In 1968 he married Clara M. Freeland and she survives. Charles was the Vice President of the National Bank of Oak Harbor for 17 years. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during WWII. Charles was a member and elder of Firelands Presbyterian Church, Port Clinton, OH. He was a member of the Oak Harbor Rotary, Kiwanis, and the Ohio State Varsity "O". Alumni Association. Charles will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

Survivors include: Loving Wife: Clara M. Maag of Catawba Island; Son: John K. Maguire of Findlay, OH; Daughters: Susan Van Huis of Whitehall, NY, Christina Bachmann of Ira, VT, and Susan Parker of Lansing, MI.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; former wife: Martha Eakin; daughter: Marsha Kinney; sisters: Julia Kruse, Lillian Brink; brothers: Howard, Oliver & Lee Maag. Charles generously donated his body to the Ohio State University in order to improve and save the lives of others. A Memorial Service will held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton, OH.

Memorial donations in memory of Charles may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH or Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd, Port Clinton, OH. Arrangements were entrusted to Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, OH. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Published by News Herald on Oct. 13, 2011.
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Mrs Maag,
Im so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. my thoughts and prayers re with you
Jennifer Davis-Graffin
October 13, 2011
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