Marvin J. ĎMarví Husar

Marvin J. "Marv" Husar of West Bend passed away Thursday, June 3, 2010, at St. Josephís Hospital in the town of Polk.

He was born in Gillett to the late Charles and Mayme (nee Sladky) Husar. Marvin served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II. Upon discharge from the Army, he attended the Kansas City School of Watch Making and founded Husarís House of Fine Diamonds in 1951. Shortly after, Marv graduated from the Gemological Institute of America, American Gem Society, becoming the first certified gemologist in Wisconsin. On Feb. 11, 1956, he was united in marriage to Mickey Brumm at St. Killianís in Hartford.

While the store and watching it grow was his passion, he loved his family and being able to work alongside his children. When he wasnít at the store, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing. His grandchildren were his world.

Marv was a member of the Henry F. Gumm American Legion Post No. 486 in Jackson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mickey; his two children, Mary (Dan) Husar Martin and Mike (Lisa) Husar; two grandchildren, Emily and Andrew Husar Martin; niece, Charlotte (Gary) Addison; three granddogs; other relatives and friends.

Marv was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Germaine (Hugo) Deering.

Funeral services in honor of Marv will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 3 p.m. at Husarís House of Fine Diamonds, 131 N. Main St., West Bend. Visitation will be at the store on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial in Holy Angels Cemetery will follow.

Memorials to the West Bend Christmas Parade or the West Bend Police Explorers are appreciated by the family. All memorials may be sent to: P.O. Box 207 West Bend, WI 53095.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at

The Husar family would like to extend a very special thank you to their staff for all the love and support they have offered the family. Your kindness will never be forgotten.