Marvin J. Wolf, 83
June 8, 1931 -- Feb. 21, 2015
Marvin Joseph Wolf passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at The Kathy Hospice surrounded by his loving family. He entered his heavenly home at the age of 83. He was born on June 8, 1931, in Dodge County to the late Herbert and Lucianna (nee Simon) Wolf.
On June 20, 1953, he was united in marriage to Evelyn nee Wolf at Holy Angels Church in West Bend. Marvin served two years in the Army in Germany. Upon returning home, he worked at West Bend Implement for more than 16 years. He then worked at The Threshold Inc. for more than 23 years, retiring in 1996. After his retirement, he worked for 15 years at Bob Fish GMC delivering and picking up vehicles.
Marvin was a founding and past board member of The Threshold Inc. He was also past president and state director of the Association of Retarded Citizens and a member of the Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens, life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1393, the American Legion Post 36, Lodge 1398 Loyal Order of the Moose and Holy Angels Church.
He was an avid Packers and Brewers fan. He faithfully followed the Wisconsin Badgers. He loved card playing and feeding the birds. But most of all, he loved his family!
Marvin is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn and five children: Marv “Butch” (Debbie) Wolf, Ann Wolf, Barbara (Mike) Baier, Linda (Mark) Boelter and Susan (Dave) Head. He is also survived by seven grandchildren Brian (Emily) Wolf, Jenni (Ryan) Baier, Cody Baier, Eric Boelter, Tim Boelter, Kiley Head and Emily Head; two great-granddaughters, Elaina and Brenna Wolf; two brothers, Harold Wolf and Herbert (Jenny) Wolf, two sisters-in-law Clara Wolf and Joann Wolf; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Simon and Arthur Wolf, sister Adeline Lemke, parents-in-law Leo and Irene Wolf, brother-in-law Jerry Wolf, and sister-in-law Birdie Wolf.
Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend from 4 p.m. until a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. and also Friday at Holy Angels Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. The Rev. Gerald Brittain will preside. Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery.
A special thanks to Dr. Robert Gibson and the staff at The Kathy Hospice for all their wonderful care and love for our husband and dad.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family or The Threshold Inc. are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.