Farming Rural 08

Marvin Lee Walt

April 7, 1933 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Marvin L. Walt, age 89, of Coopersville, was called home to Heaven unexpectedly Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at his home. Marvin was a graduate of Coopersville High School and lifelong resident and area farmer. He was born to the late Peter and Caroline (Hendricks) Walt at the farmhouse in Coopersville where he has lived and farmed all his life. Marvin is survived by his wife of 49 years Ruthann (Longnecker) Walt and together they would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 17, 2022. Marvin is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Norm Smoes; brother-in-law, Franklin Longnecker; sister-in-law, Elaine Longnecker; many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. In addition to his parents Marvin was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Warren and Nellie Walt and Gerald and Nina Walt. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Walker United Reformed Church, 1941 Randall Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534 with Rev. Dr. Sacha Walicord officiating. Burial will take place in the Coopersville-Polkton Twp. Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family 4 to 7 P.M Monday, April 18, 2022 at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville and 10 to 11 A.M. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Church one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to FFA Agricultural Education Leadership Fund C/O Coopersville Area Comm. Foundation, 182 East St. Rm. 112, Coopersville, MI 49404 or Come Over and Help (COAH)– Ukraine Relief Fund, 5355 Northland Drive NE, Suite C #113, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. Online condolences may be left on his tribute wall at www.throopfh.com. The service will be live streamed at the following address https://www.sermonaudio.com/solo/walkerurc/webcast/  

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 18, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Throop Funeral Home, Inc.
214 Church Street
Coopersville, MI 49404

Visitation
Tuesday
April 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Walker united Reformed Church
1941 Randall Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Walker united Reformed Church
1941 Randall Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

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