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Marvin Leroy Wackler

September 13, 1930 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 87)

Marvin Leroy Wackler, age 87, of Covington passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit.  He was born on September 13, 1930 in Miami County, OH to the late Oliver and Ida (Ortman) Wackler. 


Marvin is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law: Marvin Joe and Pat Wackler of Sidney; Duane Wackler of Covington and David Robert and Kelly Wackler of Troy; brother and sister-in-law: Herbert and Mary Sue Wackler of Lebanon; sister: Erma Cool of Sidney; grandchildren: Wendy Michelle Critch, Sara Jo & Dan DeMay, Lisa Ann & Matthew Wolfe, Tyler Robert Wackler, Erin Joanne Wackler; and several great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.


Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Marilyn (Frey) Wackler; grandson, Michael Todd Wackler; brothers: Harold, Carl, Ralph, Robert, and Kenneth Wackler and sisters: Helen Etherington, Glenna Baker, and Dorothy Musser.


Marvin was a lifelong resident of Covington.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War; a past member of the Covington Eagles Aerie No. 3998 and member of Piqua Church of the Nazarene.  He had previously worked at Sellmans, custodian of J.R. Clarke Library, Covington for many years; custodian at Covington Schools, had been self-employed as a window washer, installed carpet, and handsewed many rugs.


Services will be held at Tuesday, July 17th at 10:30 AM at Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington with Rev. Steve Spoon and Pastor Lincoln Robinson officiating.  Interment will follow in Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington.  Visitation will be held Monday, July 16th 5-8 PM at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Piqua Church of the Nazarene, Hospice of Miami County or Covington Fire & Rescue.


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