TOWN OF BROOKFIELD
Marvin E. Strunk
Aug. 8, 1927 Ė Aug. 28, 2013
Marvin E. Strunk, a longtime Town of Brookfield resident, died
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Angels-Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc at the
age of 86. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Hebron Township, Fort Atkinson,
the son Max J. and Anna (nee Viegut) Strunk. He was baptized and
confirmed at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson.
On June 17, 1950, he married Verna Mae Schober at Peace Lutheran Church
in Cataract. They celebrated more than 51 years together until her death
in March 2002. Marvin was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Church of Waukesha, where he served as an usher. He was a member of Aid
Association for Lutherans, the Waukesha Federal Credit Union and the
National Association of Federal Retired Employees. His employment
included Gettelman Brewery and Allis-Chalmers Corp. He retired from the
Waukesha Post Office after 29 years of walking a mail route. Following
his retirement, Marvin enjoyed working as an election poll worker for
the Town of Brookfield and as a part-time greeter at Randle- Dable-Brisk
Funeral Home. He was an avid volunteer, volunteering at Wisconsin
Lutheran Synod Office Building in Milwaukee, the Regency Assisted Living
and the Linden-Grove Nursing Home, and delivering for Meals on Wheels.
Marvin will always be remembered for his kind and gentle nature and big
heart and will be deeply missed.
He was the dear father of Charlene (Robert) Williams of Norway, Mich.;
Wesley (Kristen) Strunk of West Bend; Jeffrey (JoAnn) Strunk of
Rhinelander; and Lesley (Pamela) Strunk of Oconomowoc. Also surviving
are 10 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren
and two step-great-grandchildren, along with other relatives and many
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter,
Kathleen Shepherd; and three brothers, Arnold, Harold and Donald in
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
Visitation continues Saturday, Sept. 7, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, from 8:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m.
funeral service. The Rev. Scott Oelhafen will preside. Burial will be
held at 12:45 p.m. at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin. Please meet
at the cemetery entrance.
Memorials in Marvinís name are appreciated to WELS Kingdom Workers, 2323
N. Mayfair Road Suite 400, Wauwatosa, WI 53226.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is
honored to serve the family. For further information, please contact the
funeral home at 547-4035 or visit us at
www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an