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Marvin A. Martin

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  • "Marie we were so sorry to hear this, this morning at the..."
    - Lloyd & Sharon Green
  • "The few times spent in Marvin's company was always..."
  • "Karen, Mike & family, Thinking of you at this time of your..."
  • "Marvin was a gentleman and a joy to work around. More..."
    - Karl Herold
  • "He was truly one of the good guys. He will be missed. Patty..."

Martin, Marvin A., age 89, WWII Navy Veteran, retired from the US Post Office, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014. Marvin was born in Wichita Aug 7, 1924 to Floyd C and Lillian (Mead) Martin. Marvin graduated from Wichita North High School and then entered the Navy in 1943 where he served until after the war ended. Marvin married Marie McFarland Aug 5, 1948 and the couple had daughters Karen Lynn, Janis Gayle and Marla Kay. Marvin started at the Post Office in 1952 and served as an RPO Clerk and finally Transportation Specialist until he retired from the Post Office in 1986. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Janis Gayle. He is survived by his wife Marie, daughter Karen (Mike) Lanning and Marla (Dennis) Hanson, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation 6-8pm Wednesday, April 2, 2014 and funeral service 10am, Thursday, April 3, 2014, both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. Interment will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Memorial with Harry Hynes Hospice. Condolences may be offered at

Published in The Wichita Eagle from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2014
Marvin A Martin
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