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Jack C. Standen

March 4, 1941 — February 22, 2022

Jack C. Standen

Jack Charles Standen, born March 4, 1941, peacefully woke up in Heaven on February 22, 2022.

Jack graduated from Elyria High School in 1959 and received his Associates in Applied Business Degree from Lorain County Community College in 1974, graduating with honors.

Jack was drafted into the Army during Vietnam and graduated from The United States Army Southeastern Signal School, with honors. Jack was a communications specialist and expert riflemen. Jack completed his active duty in 1965.

When Jack was younger, he enjoyed collecting stamps and building things. He built many replica ships and steamboats. Jack was a member of the Black River Stamp Club. He also wrote the Stamp column for the Chronicle-Telegram.

Jack retired from The American Philatelic Society Headquarters in State College Pennsylvania, as a sales circuit manager, in 2001.

Jack loved to travel and some of his destinations included Israel, Greece, Jordan and Lebanon.

Jack was loved by family and friends. He was an active member of the Lutheran Churches in State College, Pennsylvania and Elyria, Ohio. Jack helped build a church in Pennsylvania and was devoted to God. His legacy of love, respect, dignity, grace and faith will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

Mr. Standen is survived by his sister, Jill Harmon of Elyria, his niece Debbie Beckwith (Doug Beahr) of Elyria, nephews Jeff Harmon (Allison) and Michael Harmon (Traci) of Elyria, Great niece, Emily Beckwith (Sam Donnelly) of Elyria, and Great Nephew, Sean Beckwith of Westlake, and Great Niece, Ashley Harmon, of Elyria, and many other friends and family. Jack was blessed to have a caregiver, Tonetta Hill, that loved him in such a special way. Jack loved her and cherished her. He counted on her the last couple of years and was able to stay in his home because of her.

Jack was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Standen (nee Koehn), his father, Elmer Standen, and his brother, Dale Standen (Gloria).

Friends may call to the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035 on Monday February 28th from 11am-12pm. A military committal will follow at Brookdale Cemetery, 41600 Oberlin-Elyria Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035. Jack's niece Traci Harmon will officiate.

Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home, Elyria. 440-322-3717

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Monday, February 28, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Elyria

114 Second Street, Elyria, OH 44035

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