Clarence "Gus" Vargo, Jr.

1940 - 2019

Clarence "Gus" Vargo, Jr., 79, of Findlay, passed away at 8:51am on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born on July 17, 1940, in Ravenna, Ohio to the late Clarence L., Sr. and Lillian M. (Toth) Vargo. Gus is survived by the loving mother of their children, Deanna (Riley) Vargo; his sons: Jeffrey K. (Susanne) Moore of Clarksville, TN, and Gus (Jenn) Vargo of St. Louis, MO; his daughters: Leigh (Jim) Beidelschies of McCutchenville, OH, Jeanne Girdler of Taylor Mill, KY, and Linnea Vargo of Northwood, OH; his sister, Sandra (Steve) Kinley of MI; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Steve and Patrick Vargo; and his sister, Mary Vargo. Gus retired from Whirlpool as a Plastics Engineer. He was a faithful member of the American Legion Post 3, Moose Lodge 698 and the V.F.W. Gus will forever be known as the eternal optimist, a loyal friend who never met a stranger, and a proud resident of Findlay, Ohio. He was extremely devoted to his family and was a proud grandpa. Visitation will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. A luncheon in Gus's honor will be held at the American Legion Post 3, immediately following the visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 3 Canteen, Findlay. Online condolences may be expressed at