Marvin N. Fiedler, 74

Marvin N. Fiedler of Mercedes, Texas, passed into eternal life at his home on Feb. 14, 2011. Marvin was born on Jan. 31, 1937, to the late Hilbert and Adeline Fiedler in Barton.

After serving his country in the U.S. Navy, he settled in West Bend, where he worked as a machinist for several years. In 2001 he retired from General Electric, then traveled the world with his wife Jan before they made Mercedes, Texas, their home.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Jan; her children; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his four children, JoAnn Fiedler of West Bend, Randall (Nancy) Fiedler of Newburg, along with their children and grandchildren, Jeffrey Fiedler of Fond du Lac and Darryl (Doreen) Fiedler of West Bend, along with their children and grandchildren. Marvin also leaves behind nieces, nephews and many friends and family members.

Marvin is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Hilbert Fiedler.

A private memorial service honoring his memory will be held at a later date.