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Marvin Edgar Mohr

January 30, 1948 — March 7, 2017

Marvin Mohr, age 69, of Neillsville, WI died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.Marvin Edgar Mohr was born on January 30, 1948 in Neillsville, WI the son of Albert H. and Luella M. (Kopp) Mohr. He graduated from Neillsville High School in 1967 and then went to work at the Kurt Marg rendering factory. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1968 and spent eleven months in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. His active duty ended in 1970. He then served in the Army Reserve until 1974 when he was honorably discharged. When he returned home from serving his country he again went to work at Kurt Marg's. Later that year he was united in marriage to Patricia A. Perrine on September 19, 1970 in Neillsville. After leaving Kurt Marg's he went to work at the Neillsville Foundry before beginning his career at Nelson Muffler. He spent 38 years at the muffler factory, most of which was spent in the tube bending department, before retiring in 2010. In retirement, Marv, didn't sit still long. He went to work, at the Sam Mathis farm. Marvin was a member of the Haugen-Richmond American Legion Post #73 and the Wilson-Heintz VFW Post #2241 in Neillsville. When he wasn't working he enjoyed being outside, bow-hunting, making wood and having nearly daily campfires in his backyard. His greatest joy, however, was spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by two children, Tracey (Albert) Havlik and their children, Cody and Dylan all of Granton, WI and Scott (Nicole) Mohr and their children, Ashton and Amanda all of Edgar, WI. Marvin is also survived by eight siblings, Dolores Kenyon of Black River Falls, WI, Harvey (Susanne) Mohr of Elkhardt, WI, Kenneth (Karen) Mohr of Neillsville, WI, Edna (Bruce) Klatt of Alma Center, WI, Allen (Debra) Mohr of Neillsville, WI, David (Sharon) Mohr of Neillsville, WI, Paul (Nancy) Mohr of Neillsville, WI and Ruth (Robert) Schmidt of Neillsville, WI, a brother-in-law, Lawrence Artac of Greenwood, WI, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Jayne Perrine of Neillsville, WI, sister-in-law, Caroline Perrine of Sun Praire, WI and a brother-in-law, Jimmy Perrine of St. Louis, MO and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (2007), his father, Albert (2000), his mother, Luella (2011), two sisters, Lois Mendenhall (2005) and Eunice Artac (1987) and three brothers-in-law, Rudolph Novak, Elliot Kenyon, Donald Mendenhall, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, William and Edna Perrine and a brother-in-law, William Perrine.Funeral Services for Marvin will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Terry Marg will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery with Military Honors performed by the Neillsville Veteran's Council. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Saturday at the Gesche Funeral Home. Following burial services on Saturday a meal will be held at the American Legion in Neillsville.Honorary Casket Bearers will be his grandchildren, Cody Havlik, Dylan Havlik, Ashton Mohr and Amanda Mohr. Casket Bearers are: Matt Anding, Dennis Anding, Joe Perrine, Jeff Perrine, Greg Artac, Terry Klatt, Sam Mathis and Ben Mathis.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Marvin's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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