Marvin K. Thayer

CLINTON – Marvin K. Thayer, age 83, of Clinton, passed away at 3:52 p.m. Monday, August 27, 2018, at his residence.

Per Marvin’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.  Gladfelter – Roetker Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marvin was born on August 28, 1934 in Clinton,  a son of Carl and Aleta (Glasgow) Thayer.  He married Lois Walden May 7, 1955, in Clinton.  Survivors include Lois, his wife of 63 years; sons, Keith A. Thayer and Larry D. (Lana) Thayer all of Clinton; a grandson, Justin (Rayanna Anderson) Thayer of Clinton; and one great-granddaughter, Kinley Grace Thayer. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Richard and Robert Thayer.

Marvin was a steward of the land as a farmer for 54 years.  He was a member of the DeWitt County Farm Bureau.  

Memorial contributions in Marvin’s honor may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice.  

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