Marvin C. Tervelt – January 29, 1917 – October 10, 2012

MARVIN C. TERVELT, 95, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Morrison, IL.

Marvin was born January 29, 1917 in Fenton, IL to Lena Tervelt. He was educated in the Morrison Grade Schools and was a graduate of Morrison High School. He married Eleanor J. Holesinger on February 21, 1940 in Morrison. She died September 11, 2007. Marvin was employed by the United States Post Office in Morrison for 35 years, having served as Postmaster for many of those years. He also worked as a Postmaster trainer. Following his retirement, he worked as a director’s assistant for the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes. Marvin was a member of the Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and served as an elder, deacon, and adult Sunday School teacher. He was a member of the Morrison Lions Club and the Toast Master’s Club. He was an avid and skilled wood worker and a diehard Cubs fan.

Survivors include one daughter, Larinda Tervelt (Joe Pearson) of Avondale Estates, GA; three sons, Richard (Bonnie) Tervelt of Burlington, NC; Ronald (Carole) Tervelt of Clayton, CA; and Larry (Deb) Tervelt of Loves Park, IL; eleven grandchildren; and sixteen great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor and one great granddaughter, Gracelyn Barnes.

View Full NoticeMarvin C. Tervelt – January 29, 1917 – October 10, 2012