BRYAN -- Marvin D. Marshall, 92, of Bryan, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center where he was a resident.
Marvin was born June 8, 1920, in Highland Township, Defiance County, Ohio, to the late Donald H. and Lyle (Hill) Marshall. He was a 1939 graduate of Ayersville High School. Marvin married Veda M. Hohenberger on February 6, 1939, in Edgerton, Ohio, and she preceded him in death on March 15, 2002. Marvin was an inspector for the ARO Corp. for over 30 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Marvin and Veda were members of the Fountain City Squares where they enjoyed square dancing with their friends. Marvin was also active in clowning. He enjoyed woodworking and loved all sports. He assisted his son-in-law, Bill Yahraus, in coaching Little League. He found great enjoyment in watching all his children and grandchildren in their various activities.
Surviving are his daughter, Judith M. (William) Yahraus of Bryan; son-in-law, Dale Huffman of Bryan; five grandchildren, Brad (Sherry) Yahraus of Pioneer, Jeff (Jane) Yahraus of Bryan, Dan (Dottie) Yahraus of Bryan, Jane Kelly of Bryan and Wendy (Joseph) Garza of Bryan; eight great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Ryan, Beth, Andrea and Anna Yahraus, Cassandra and Stuart Martin and Wyatt Garza; four great-stepgrandchildren, Shebraska and Kaylee Brouse, Taylor and Douglas Cole; three great-great-grandchildren, Connor, Tylor and Samantha Yahraus; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Veda; daughter, Jerra Mae Huffman; brother, William Marshall; and great-great-granddaughter, Maggie Jo Yahraus.
After the graduation of Stuart Martin, a grandson, from basic training with the United States Marine Corps, memorial services for Marvin D. Marshall will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 2012, in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home-Greenisen Chapel, 225 East High Street, Bryan, with Pastor Larry Snavely officiating. Marvin graciously donated his body to the University of Toledo's College of Medicine. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center, Community Health Professionals Hospice or the Williams County Public Library. Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.