Elmore Marvin E. Krosch, age 78, of Elmore, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Mayo Health Systems, Fairmont. Funeral Services were held on June 24, 2014, at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore. The Rev. Robert Roettger officiated. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery,?Elmore. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Blue Earth assisted the family with the arrangements.
Marvin was born Dec. 14, 1935, in Elmore, the son of Marion and Sylvia (Sailor) Krosch. He was raised in Elmore where he attended country school and graduated from Elmore High School in 1955. He was married to Myrna L. Viland on June 14, 1956, at Shiloh Lutheran Church Parsonage in Elmore. The couple lived in rural Blue Earth before moving to the family farm in rural Elmore more than 50 years ago. Marvin had also worked at Arends Sale Yard for 52 years before his retirement in 1999.
Marvin was active in Shiloh Lutheran church, a member of Elmore Saddle club for many years and a 4-H leader with Pilot Grove 4-H club assisting his children with beef, swine and horse projects, and was a Snowmobile safety instructor. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow and was supportive of their many activities. He enjoyed going to their lake home at Nodak Lodge on Lake Winnibigoshish fishing and relaxing with friends and family.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Myrna Krosch, of Elmore; his children: Marlyn (Dana) Krosch, of Custer, S.D., Michael Krosch, of?Elmore, and Melissa (Robert) Garry, of Granada; his brothers and sisters: LaVaonne Swearingen, of Kiester, Janet (Donnie) Richter, of Milaca, Joanne Fiser, of Minneapolis, Glen Krosch, of Blue Earth, Gwen (Beverly) Krosch, of Elmore, Bruce (Julie) Krosch, of Blue Earth, Brad (Lisa) Krosch, of Blue Earth, Kathy Krosch, of Minneapolis, Loree (Dean) Vereide, of Blue Earth, Darla (Jeffrey) Schaefer, of Blue Earth; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Berle, Paul, Phillip and Bryce Krosch, and an infant brother.
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