April 2, 1946-June 23, 2020

ELIDA — Richard J. Alger, 74, of Elida passed away at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at his home.

He was born April 2, 1946 in Lima to Boyd and Gladys (Allison) Alger, who preceded him in death. On April 22, 1972, he was united in marriage to Mary Askins, who survives in Elida.

He is also survived by a son, Dean (Shannon) of York, Pennsylvania; and a sister, Linda Alger and her special friend, Vern Hadding, of Gomer.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. Jim Wilder officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Mennonite Cemetery. 

Friends and family may call from 3-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to charity of choice.

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