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Marvin Ray Mershon

August 9, 1934 — November 1, 2023


Marvin R. Mershon Sr., age 89, of Nunica passed away with his family at his side Wednesday November 1, 2023. Marv was born on August 9, 1934 in Oklahoma later moving to Michigan where he found work, married and raised his family on his farm in Nunica.

Marv worked for the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, beginning his career in Detroit and retired from the Grand Haven Office with 25 yrs. of service.

Marv enjoyed farming, hunting with his sons and granddaughters, fishing the big lake, his many hunting trips out west and spoiling his dogs and cats. He spent much of his free time watching the deer from his deck.

After his retirement he spent winters fishing near and relaxing at his home in Florida.

Marv will be deeply missed by his son and daughter-in-law, James and Shelly Mershon, his two granddaughters and their husbands, Jennifer and Blaine Reinoehl, Annie and Brad Keller and his twin great granddaughters, Jude Reinoehl and Jade Reinoehl.

Marv was preceded in death by his wife Ellen (Mergener) Mershon, son Marvin Mershon Jr. and daughter Kathy Ann Mershon.

Private Service with burial in Nunica Cemetery. Condolences for the family may be left on Marv’s online guestbook at

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville, ph. 616-837-8161

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