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Marvin Van Rite - Departed on Feb 09, 2018 - Howard, WI
Marvin Van Rite - Departed on Feb 09, 2018 - Howard, WI

Marvin Van Rite

Born in Bellevue, WI on Mar 06, 1924

Died on Feb 09, 2018 and resided in Howard, WI

Marvin Van Rite, 93, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.  He was born March 6, 1924, in Bellevue to the late Frank and Katherine Van Rite.  On Oct. 8, 1949, he married Dorothy Raymaker at St. Mary’s Church in De Pere.  She preceded him on Nov. 23, 2008.  Marvin served 2 years in the U.S. Navy during WWII.  He enjoyed honoring is fellow veterans by participating in the VFW Post 9677 Military Honor Guard.  Marvin retired from his business, Van Rite Construction, in 1997.  During his working years, Marvin developed his farmland into 54 lots and built Van Lake.  Marvin loved playing cards and traveling, particularly trips to Vegas, Oktoberfest, and his winter fun in the sun trips.

Marvin will be deeply missed by his children, Thomas (Sandy) Van Rite, Nancy Van Rite (Tim), Jerry (Julie) Van Rite, Wayne Van Rite and Alice (Joe) Faltynski; grandchildren, Eric (Kathryn), Jessica (Todd), Christy (Mike), John (Nicole), Mark, Katie (Dennis), Andrew, Robert, Jenna and Jacob; great grandchildren, Kora, Emma, Korbin, Carmen and Hank; brother-in-law, George (Joan) Raymaker; sister-in-law, Joanne Raymaker; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; his parents; a son, Robert; and his siblings, Norb, Ervan, Leona, Clarence, Howard, Ceil, Lillamae, Lloyd, Francis, and 2 infant siblings, Bernice and Margaret.

Visitation will be at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, with an Evening Service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop in Allouez, from 9 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Mass of Christian Burial is at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Church with Rev. Timothy Shillcox, O. Praem and Rev. Paul Demuth officiating.  Burial will be in Allouez Catholic Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.Prokowall.com.

Marvin’s family would like to thank the staff of New Perspective Senior Living in Howard.


Evening Services: Monday Feb 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Visitation: Monday Feb 12, 2018, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday Feb 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m. at Resurrection Parish

Visitation: Tuesday Feb 13, 2018, 9:00-11:15 a.m. at Resurrection Parish

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Josh Vandenbush

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