Obit: German, Marvin G. (1933 - 1996)
Surnames: German, Spanbauer, Zarins, Weiler, Pipes, Stankevitz, Redig
----Source: Marshfield New Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 07/26/1996
German, Marvin G. (25 OCT 1933 - 25 JUL 1996)
Owen, Clark Co., Wis. - Marvin Glen German, 62, Withee, died at 5:47 a.m. July 25, 1996, at his town of Reseburg (Clark Co.) residence.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Maurina Funeral Home in Owen, with Rev. John Puerner officiating.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Marvin German was born on Oct. 25, 1933, in Curtiss (Clark Co.), the son of Harley and Mary Loretta (Melvin) German. He was a graduate of Owen High School and as a young man went to Kansas to work in the wheat fields. Marvin and the former Marian Spanbauer were married on Dec. 26, 1953, in Medford. They later divorced.
A truck driver, Marvin was employed by various trucking companies in the area, including Francis Melvin Ready Mix in Medford and Olson and Goodman Distributing Co. in Stetsonville. He later was employed by Bulk Transport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A generous man, Marvin had a great love for all of his children and grandchildren. He was especially talented in automotive mechanics and restoration of old cars.
He will be sadly missed by his family, including three sons, John German and Gary German, both of Marshfield, and Kenneth German of Owen; five daughters, Rose (Elmer) Zarins of Abbotsford, Carol (Brian) Weiler of Owen, Nancy (Randy) Pipes of Houston, Texas, Judy (Mike) Stankevitz of Green Bay, Sheryl Redig of Withee; three brothers, Harold (Edna) German of Thorp, Donald (Hermine) German of Oak Dale, Minn., and Warren (Mary Dona) German of Owen; 34 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Thomas Joseph German in 1986; one granddaughter, Hannah German in 1986; two sisters; Margaret German and Jeanette German; and one brother, Harley German.
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