Marin, Richard G. "Butch'
Richard G. "Butch" Marin, 72, Oshkosh, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, with his family at his side after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 3, 1940, in Oshkosh, a son of the late Richard A. and Beatrice (Boushell) Marin Sr. He married the former Hope Hansen on June 30, 1962, at St. Vincent Catholic Church in Oshkosh. Richard had worked for over 40 years and retired from the former Leach Company. He was active in Scouting for many years, having served as a Scout Master. He was a member of the Pinkys Softball Team and was part of the team that won the City Tournament. Richard was part of the Drum and Bugle Corps. In retirement Butch was a dedicated employee of Ed and Donna Lemke at Tews Two Sporting Goods for over eight years. The job was perfect for him for he loved the outdoors and hunting and fishing. The job brought him in contact with many of his friends and allowed him to share his experiences, along with solving the worlds problems during the morning coffee clutch at the store.
He is survived by and his memory will be cherished by his wife, Hope; a son, Mark A. Marin of Oshkosh; a daughter, Tammy A. (Rob) Bero-Marin of Illinois; brothers, Bob (Barb) and Jim (Tracy) Marin; sisters, Sandy (Lee) Hansen and Linda (Brian Bradley) Marin; grandchildren, Jake Marin, Bailey Bero and Cooper Bero. He is further survived by a sister-in-law, Bonnie; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Don Marin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Richard on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 6 p.m. in St. Jude Parish, St. Vincent Catholic Church, corner of Oregon St. and W. South Park Ave. in Oshkosh. The Rev. Fr. Matt Simonar will be the celebrant. A time of visitation and support will be held for the family at the church on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park Cemetery in Oshkosh. The family wishes to thank all who have prayed for and lended a hand to them during Richard's illness. Butch, whisper into the ears of your many hunting friends from above this coming year during deer hunting, when the "big one" is almost to us! Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the:
Fiss & Bills-Poklasny