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MARVIN J. HEUN, 94, of Morrison, IL; formerly of Fulton, IL, died Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Newton Zion Reformed Church in Erie, IL, officiated by Rev. Shannon Parrish. The family would like to invite everyone to wear flannels and jeans. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2nd at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in Fulton Township Cemetery. Memorials have been established to Newton Zion Reformed Church, Albany Indian Mounds and Resthave Home.
Marvin, “Marv” was born September 24, 1928 in Garden Plain, IL to Dewey and Stella (Tenboer) Heun. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. On February 11, 1949 he married Dolores M. Buikema in Fulton. She died on March 31, 2015. Marv engaged in farming along with his wife in the rural Fulton area since 1949. He was named Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservation Farmer of the Year in 1975. Marv was a member of Newton Zion Reformed Church in Erie, IL, and had served as an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher and superintendent. He was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau and was on the board of directors for the Albany Indian Mounds Historic Site.
Survivors include one daughter, Trudy (Tim) Eckert of Fulton, IL; three grandchildren, Lynsey Wittenberg, Laura (Dustin) Weller and Megan (Richard) Connell; four great grandchildren, Ethan and Riley Wittenberg, Tyler Freese, and Anna Weller ; two brothers-in-law, Tom Bailey, of Bettendorf, IA and Darrell (Lynn) Buikema of Menomonee Falls, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dolores; one sister, Dorothy Bailey; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Wilbert (Millie) Heun and Alvin (Phyllis) Heun.
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1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
10465 Frog Pond Rd,
Erie, IL 61250
701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252