Ride in Peace: Former Napoleon H-D owner Marv Yagel

Publish Date: 
Jun 23, 2014

NAPOLEON, Ohio – A memorial service was held June 22 at Napoleon Harley-Davidson for longtime dealer Marvin G. Yagel, 69, of Napoleon, who died June 17 at Amherst Health Center.

Yagel served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as an air traffic control operator. He was also a member of the Bert G. Taylor Post 300 American Legion in Napoleon, American Motorcyclist Association, Harley Owners Group, Northwest Ohio Harley Owners Group, Antique Motorcycle Association, Fossils Motorcycle Club, Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Harley Davidson Dealer Association, Illinois Motorcycle Dealer Association, Ohio Motorcycle Dealers Association and ABATE of Ohio.

He is survived by his wife, D.J.; daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Greg) Yagel-Knuth of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; son, Michael William (Dana) Yagel of Napoleon; four grandchildren, Megan Elizabeth Powell, Cameron Danielle Powell, Emily Ann Yagel, Nathan William Yagel; sister, Linda (Larry) Lett, Carolyn Rohrbaugh; brother, Roger Yagel; and sister-in-law, Sherry Yagel. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Yagel.

The family suggests memorials to Aid to Injured Riders, Vietnam Veterans of America or the Napoleon Aquatic Club. Online condolences may be made here.