Obit: Marvin, Alfred (1898 - 1939)

Contact: Allan Wessel

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner - May 1939 (From Leona Albert Collection

Obituary of Alfred W. Marvin

Alfred William Marvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Seward Marvin, was born in the Town of Eaton, September 26, 1898. He attended school in the same township and has resided on a farm all of his life.

He was united in marriage to Miss Esther Vine, September 20, 1924 and to this union were born two sons, Alfred Jr., age 6 and Kenneth Richard Age 4. Their married life was spent near Greenwood.

Mr. Marvin suffered from heart trouble for many years. He had rheumatism when 12 years old and it left him with a weak heart and the last few years it has been getting worse.

Mr. Marvin passed away at St. Joseph's hospital, Marshfield, Tuesday afternoon, May 16, 1939. He leaves to mourn, his widow, Mrs. Esther Marvin, his two sons, his father, three brothers and three sisters, as well as many other relatives and a host of friends.

funeral services were held Saturday, May 20, 1939 at 1:45 at the farm home and at 2:00 P.M. at the Grace Methodist church, Rev. C.R.Gaylord officated. Burial was made in the Greenwood cemetery. Mmes.Geo. Haeuser and Harold Stabnow, sang "The Old Rugged Cross." and "God will Take Care of You", at the church. Miss Bishop accompanied them at the piano.

The pallbearers were Simon Wehrman, Arley Syth, John Syth, Walter Swieso, Spencer Johnson, Irvin Leach and Robert Zetache.

The flower girls were Mmes. Arley Syth, John Syth, Walter Swieso and Simon Wehrman.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Noah and family, Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Vine, Mrs. Willis Dische, Monroe; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Vine, Monticello; Hugh Vine, Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. John Atkins, Colby; Louis Anderson, Broadhead; Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Huntley, Miss Ora Davis, Mrs. Dale Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Rinchard Hillert, Mrs. John Trimberger, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bushnell, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lorence, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Davis, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Youngs, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Schoettler, Loyal; Miss Jessie Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tedmarsh, Miss Mary Berger, Algie Vine, Milwaukee and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fravert, Loyal.



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