Harold R. Wackler, 84

Harold Roger Wackler, age 84, formerly of Howard Lake, joined his beloved wife, Diane Lou, in heaven Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

He was born April 15, 1930, in Howard Lake, to the late Edmund and Frances Wackler.

Harold will be remembered for always staying busy, fixing things, remodeling their homes, cooking up a storm, and loving his animals, Rory, Minnie, and Charlie.

He loved to reminisce about growing up on the farm in Howard Lake.

Harold was a member of the American Legion in Hiawassee, GA; and will be missed by his church families at Mountain of Faith Baptist in Hayesville, NC, Hiawassee United Methodist Church in Hiawassee, GA, and First United Methodist in Dunnellon, FL.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Myron Wackler; sisters Mavis Scheer and Carol Walden; a son, Scott Ahrens; and a grandson, Nathan Melocchi.

Harold is survived by his children, Kim Melocchi, Karen Volk, Kipp Ahrens, Doug, Shelly, and Dennis Wackler; Kathleen Eavenson, Brenda Tiger, and Jackie Garcia; and their families.

He is further survived by brothers John, James, Michael, and Robert Wackler; sisters Ila Mae Hengel and Darlene Newman; and their families.

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