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Harvey Dean Taft

September 22, 1948 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

DUE TO THE LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY IN WOOD COUTY, HARVEY TAFT FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE POSTONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY  FEBRUARY 17, 2021 

Harvey Dean Taft Sr., 72, of Bowling Green passed away surrounded by his loving family on February 12, 2021.  He was born on September 22 to William H. and Alma M. Taft.
Harvey proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in May 28, 1974.  In 1968, he married the love of his life for the last 52 years, Linda.  They raised their children in a loving home and Harvey enjoyed spending time with them and years later with their children.  You could often find him cheering on the sidelines of his grandchildren at Bowling Green High School sporting events.  Along with BGHS he was an avid Ohio State University Football and Cleveland Brown fan. Harvey also was a proud Eagles member of lodge #2118 where he served as an officer on both state and local levels of District 13.
Harvey will be truly missed by his caring wife, Linda.  Their beloved children: daughter, Juanita L. (Jamie) Alfaro; sons, Harvey D. Taft Jr, Gerald Jerry Taft, and Jeffery (Cathy) Taft.  Cherished grandchildren: Anthony (Crystal) and Johnathon (Brittney) Taft and James (Jillian) and Linda (Miguel) Alfaro along with an adorable great grandson, Corey Taft.  Also surviving are his three sisters: Mary Lou Cricket (Earl) Hammer, Patt Birr, and Madeline Horner.  Also, we could not forget Harvey's special pets his dog Powder and his cat, Blackie.  He is proceeded in death by his loving parents and beloved sister, Kay Stahl. 
Special thanks to all the caring nurses and staff from Bridge Hospice from Blanchard Valley Health Systems. 
Memorial contributions in Harvey's honor may be made to the family.
Visitation for Harvey will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 12:00 pm until the time of his funeral service at 1:00 pm at Deck  Hanneman Funeral Home, 1460 W. Wooster Street, Bowling Green, OH.  Interment will immediately follow at Jerry City Cemetery.   Harvey's funeral and burial will stream live via https://www.facebook.com/hannemanfamilyfuneralhomes on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Those attending services are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. 
Please visit the funeral homes website to leave memories and caring encouragements to the Taft family at:  www.hannemanfuneralhomes.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 16, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home
1460 West Wooster Street
P.O Box 648
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home
1460 West Wooster Street
P.O Box 648
Bowling Green, OH 43402

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