Marvin E. Fierke, 92, of Juneau passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.
Graveside services for Marvin will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Noon at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus, Wisconsin with Rev. Paul Schupmann officiating.
Marvin was born on November 25, 1928 the son of Edmund and Erma (Hoene) Fierke in Columbus, Wisconsin. He was baptized on December 16, 1928 and confirmed on March 29, 1942 both at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus. On June 14, 1952, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Matthews on June 14, 1952 also at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus.
Marvin was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Juneau, Wisconsin. He had been employed for over 25 years as a truck driver and a truck mechanic, mostly in Illinois. Marvin and Geraldine moved back to Juneau in 1999.
Marvin is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine and his children: Randall (Gay Essary) Fierke of Willowbrook, IL, Bruce (Kathy) Fierke of Bridgeview, IL, Nancy (Lawrence) Randell of Kenosha, WI and Mark Fierke (Debra Starke); his six grandchildren: Jennifer, Dawn, William, Jacob, Teresa and Emily; seven great grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Liam, Brooke, Rosalee, Isaac, Avery and Kendra; his two sisters Doris Gabbard and Norma Witthuhn. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Cheri McNeff, his sister Aleda Schliewe and two sisters in infancy.
The Koepsell –Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.