Daniel Lee Traxler, age 72, of Willard, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on March 13, 1948, in Shelby, Ohio, to the late Grover Charles and Rozella (Kurtzman) Traxler. Dan retired from RR Donnelley and Sons after 35 years of service. He enjoyed gardening, raising small farm animals, especially ducks, and most of all, spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (Jacobs) Traxler, whom he married on June 25, 1967; children, Daniel (Judi) Traxler of North Fairfield, Ohio and Danette (Dan) Exline of Caledonia, Ohio; grandchildren, Ashlee Traxler, Cory (Kate) Boone, Chasity (Garrett) Kowalski, and Caitlin (Joshua Monk) Boone; great grandsons, Carter and Nolan Boone; a brother, Larry (Mary) Traxler of Ashland, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-laws, sisters-in-laws and numerous friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Traxler and Arthur Edwin (Pam) Traxler; and mother-in-law, Veva Jacobs.
Calling hours will be at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, on Monday, February 15, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the time of his funeral service at 1:00 PM with Pastor Theresa Carter officiating. The family wishes that everyone will abide by the COVID pandemic precautions by wearing a mask and social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made to his family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Lynne, Tony, and Stan Taylor - Feb 18, 2021
Our family was so saddened to hear of Dan's passing. We have you in our prayers!
Jeffrey picklesimer - Feb 15, 2021
Aunt Billie Jean sorry to hear about Uncle Danny me and Donna our very heartbroken our thoughts and our prayers are with you we just found out today I can't believe it sorry for your loss I thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids
Ellen and Mark - Feb 15, 2021
Our love and prayers for all of you. Dan was a good man and will be missed by all.
Kathy Thornton - Feb 14, 2021
Jean, I’m so very sorry. Love and hugs ❤️
Gayle and Linda Gahr - Feb 13, 2021
Our sincere condolences at this difficult time.
Marsha Ganni - Feb 13, 2021
Jean, Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Debby Gurtz - Feb 13, 2021
Jean I am so sorry to hear about Dan I will keep you and your family in my prayers!
Sandi and Mick O’Brien - Feb 13, 2021
Billy and Family I’m so sorry to hear about Danny God Bless
Debi Hamons-Stahl - Feb 13, 2021
Jen I'm so sorry to hear about Dan. You all are in my prayers.
Jeannie and Alan Rogers - Feb 13, 2021
Jean and family, We are so sorry for your loss and be will praying for your entire family.
Shellie Cherry - Feb 13, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.
Sherry Schaffer - Feb 12, 2021
Jean, I am so sorry for the loss of Dan. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers. Hoping that the wonderful memories you shared with him will help you through this difficult time.
Julie Craven-Bashore - Feb 12, 2021
Jean and Family, I am so sorry for your loss, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers today and in the days to follow.
Linda Veletean - Feb 12, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Please know you’re in my prayers and have my deepest sympathy.
Roger Keesy - Feb 12, 2021
Deepest condolences to the Traxler family. It was always nice working with Dan years ago.
Marie Mounts - Feb 12, 2021
God Bless you all, this is a rough time for you all. I only know Mr. Traxler a short bit but he treated me with the upmost respect each time I met him. I know he is in a better place.
Carol J. Hostetler - Feb 12, 2021
Praying for the family! We had good times long ago. Blessings!!!
Melody Patrick - Feb 12, 2021
Sorry for your loss.
Joe and Janene Reiderman - Feb 12, 2021
So very sorry to hear of your loss. May knowing that others are thinking of all of you be of comfort.
Cindy Schock - Feb 12, 2021
Danette sending prayers for you,your mom, and family at this time may God bless you all .a
Linda Rooker - Feb 12, 2021
To Jean & family sending prayers ! To a very special family
Rhonda Lykins and family - Feb 12, 2021
Jean and Caitlin I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Dan. May you find comfort in your memories. Prayers for strength and comfort during this time.