Marvin Kirchner, 78, Jefferson, Wis.

Published 9:14 am Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Marvin R. Kirchner, 78, of Jefferson, Wis., died peacefully at his home due to complications of Alpha1 on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. He was born on Sept. 19, 1935, in Renova, son of the late George and Christine (Haag) Kirchner.

Marvin Kirchner

Marvin Kirchner

He married Lois Fountain on Sept. 22, 1956, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maple Leaf, Iowa.

Marvin served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956. He was employed at the Brown Printing in Oconomowoc and Badger Press in Fort Atkinson, retiring in 1995.

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Marvin was a former member of the Jefferson Jaycee’s, he had coached Little League, and the women’s softball team, and he was the Euchre Champion at G-day’s.

Marvin loved his family and his God!

He will be deeply missed by his family: wife, Lois Kirchner of Jefferson; daughters Ruth (Don) Wiesmann of Cypress, Texas, Maribeth (Dan) Springer of Jefferson; son, Nathan Kirchner of Wauwatosa; six grandchildren, Dr. Mitchell (fianceé Tzvia Cuperman) Springer, Nicole Springer, Lindsay and Scott Weisman and Nicholas and Erin Kirchner; sisters Beverly (Don) Flugge of Elma, Iowa, Mary Thies of Elma Iowa, DeLoris Halweg of Hawkeye, Iowa; and brother DuWayne (Margie) Kirchner of Albert Lea.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson with the Rev. Mark O. Bartsch officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Rock River Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m until the time of services.

Those wishing to honor Marvin with a memorial may direct them to the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lakeside Lutheran High School, Alpha Pack Southern Shores Region, 2216 S. Ninth St., Sheboygan, WI 53081, or to Alpha Association, 2937 SW 27th Ave. Suite 106, Miami, FL 33133.

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