Misc: Edgar Willard Hahn, 93, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Oakville, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Mount Angel, Ore.||Born in Burlington,Iowa, he was the son of Lemuel E. and Anna Novak Hahn and was raised by his foster mother, Myrtle Mae McChesney Swartz in Middletown. On Sept. 27, 1943, he married Opal Irene Andries.||Mr. Hahn was a tenant farmer in Des Moines, Henry and Louisa counties. He owned and operated a trucking business for 12 years and worked for J. I. Case Co. in Burlington, retiring in March 1982. ||He lived 37 years in Oakville and moved to Salem in 1993.||He served in the Army during World War II and in the military police in Washington, D.C. ||He was of the Christian faith.||He was known as a gentle man. He learned to play harmonica at age 50 following an accident in which he lost a foot and entertained fellow residents at Redwood Heights assisted living facility in Salem and Providence Benedictine Nursing Center in Mount Angel.||He enjoyed friends, listening to music and singing.||Survivors include one daughter, Joanna Stout of Salem.||He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and two brothers.