Harry Arthur Logan, 82, of Granite City, passed away at 7:24 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.
He was born May 5, 1933, in Granite City, the son of the late Harry and Marjorie (Arthur) Logan. He married Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann (Linkeman) Logan on Nov. 16, 1957, at St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City and she survives.
He retired in 1992 from Granite City Steel after 37 years of dedicated service as a millwright. He and his wife had also owned and operated Jackie’s Dairy Cone in Granite City for several years. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ. Harry was a polio survivor from 1934 and has lived life to its fullest and always told others, “Ya gotta laugh.” He was always up to party, loved to dance, tell his stories and make others laugh. The outdoorsman that he was, he enjoyed his days of fishing, camping, traveling and horseraces. Later in life he was always on the move on his scooter around town or making a visit to a casino. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and many friends.
In addition to his loving and devoted wife of more than 57 years, he is survived by two beloved daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Steve Laub and Lori and Tim Anderson; four cherished grandchildren, Brittney Laub (Sean Barnes), Nathan (Michelle) Anderson, Natalie Anderson and Lauren Laub; a cherished great-grandson, Logan Barnes; a sister and brother-in-law, Mattie and George Sotiroff; a sister-in-law, Deborah Duffield, all of Granite City; several nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Micks; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Harvey and Florence Linkeman.
In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City with the Rev. Karla Frost officiating. Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ or to Shriner’s Hospital and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.