Marvin Wall, age 85, of Comfrey, MN died on June 17, 2014, at his home in Comfrey, MN.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 22, from 4-7 p.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey and will continue on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church.
Service will be held at the New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey on Monday, June 23, at 10:30 am.
The clergy will be Pastor Brian Nehring.
Interment will be at the New Hope Faith Lutheran Cemetery in Comfrey, MN
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey, MN.
On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Marvin Richard Wall was born on July 11, 1928 in Mt. Lake, MN, Cottonwood County, the son of William and Mabel Elgh Wall. He was baptized September 30, 1928 and confirmed April 18, 1943. Marvin attended Comfrey Public School. Marvin joined the National Guard after graduation. On October 27, 1984, Marvin married Cyrilla Stelzer at Faith Lutheran Church. They had 4 children, Shawn, Crystal, Steven and Ryan. Marvin was a Sunday School teacher and on the Church board at Faith Lutheran Church. Marvin sang in a quartet with his brother Doug, dad William, and cousin David Quarnstrom. Marvin and his brother Doug opened a paint and body shop, and they owned and operated the business for 25 years. While operating the body shop, Marvin and his brother Doug farmed the land of his father’s homestead where they raised buffalo, wild hogs and other animals. Marvin was a bus driver for many years. Marvin worked for Armour Eckrich for 24 years. Marvin was a member of the American Legion for 60 years and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, now New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey. Marvin enjoyed collecting coins, doing yard work and spending time with his family.
Marvin is survived by his wife Cyrilla Wall of Comfrey; children, Shawn (Karl) Winterfeldt of Comfrey, Crystal (Dustin) Moran of Blomkest, Steven (fiance Melissa Buddensiek) Wall of Comfrey, Ryan Wall of Luverne; grandchildren, Hope, Grace, Jaden, Kylie, Taryn, and Kamryn; cousin, Margaret Wall; brothers-in-law, Paul Warner, Jeff (Michelle) Stelzer; sisters-in-law, Pat (Mark) Winterfeldt, Vicki (Jim) Murphy; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lorraine and Bea; brother, Doug; brothers-in-law, Alfred, Val, David; sister-in-law, Darlene Nilson; nephews, Jerry Discher and Keith Wall.