Lawrence “Ken” Marvin, of Antigo, died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was 85 years old. He was born on July 17, 1931 in Antigo, a son of the late Roy and Julia (Jicha) Marvin. He married Erla Rank on November 13, 1954 at St. John Catholic Church, Antigo. She survives.
He was a graduate of Antigo High School, Class of 1950.
He served in the United States Army from July 9, 1952 to June 9, 1954 having served in Korea.
Ken was employed at Duffek Sand and Gravel in Antigo for 30 years.
He was a member of the Sparks-Doernenburg American Legion Post 3, Antigo and the Leland Tollefson Veterans of Foreign War Post 2653, Antigo.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and snowmobiling. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and Milwaukee Brewer fan. He enjoyed his morning coffee at Boettcher’s Bar with his friends. He was a proud grandpa who loved time spent with grandkids.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three daughters, Connie (Marion) Siara of Nobelsville, IN, Paula (Don) Washatko of Antigo and Julie (Tom) Kiernan of Farmingdale, NY; six grandchildren, Nathan, Noah, Michael, Joseph, Emily and Allison; and five great-grandchildren, Lilly, Marcus, Isaiah, Abel, Sydney.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol and Jane; and four brothers, Norman, Robert, Jerry and Mike.
A memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church, Antigo with Rev. David Schmidt officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday at the church in Hoffmann Hall from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Antigo veterans will conduct military honors at the church following Mass.