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Marvin Herman Witt
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1906
Appleton
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1960
North Pole
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA

Marvin was the only surviving son of Auguste Bertha (Belling) and Rudolph Carl Witt of Appleton, Wisconsin. His older brother, Edwin Ferdinand died at age 2 of tuberculosis. A year later, in 1907, Mavin's father also died of tuberculosis when Marvin was only a year old. His mother, Gustie, remarried on May 17, 1913 to Oscar William Loos. Oscar was a widower with four children: Herbert, Harry, Hilda and Walter. Gustie and Oscar had four children, but only one livied to adulthood, Oscar, Jr.

On November 22, 1930 Marvin married Elizabeth Catherine Thebo in Appleton, Wisconsin. Together they had two children: Nancy L. and David Lee. They family moved to Alaska in the 1940's and there they remained. Marvin was a civil engineer.


Appleton Post-Crescent, 21 December 1960, D6:
MARVIN WITT
North Pole, Alaska
Formerly of Appleton
Age 54, passed away early Monday morning after a short illness. Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Jerry Norum, Alaska; a son, David, U.S. Army, Oklahoma; 3 brothers, Herbert Loos, Ellington, Wis., Walter Loos, Seymour, and Oscar Loos, Appleton; a sister, Mrs. Fred Knaack, Appleton and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Alaska.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Rudolph Johann Carl Friedrich Witt (1877 - 1907)
  Auguste Bertha Belling Witt Loos (1882 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Catherine Thebo Witt (1906 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin Ferdinand Carl Witt (1904 - 1906)*
  Marvin Herman Witt (1906 - 1960)
  Gertrude Mary Loos (1914 - 1922)**
  Oscar William Loos (1916 - 1997)**
  Earl Henry Loos (1922 - 1922)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Clay Street Cemetery
Fairbanks
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA
Plot: Catholic Section, #2, Tier 4, Row 5
 
Created by: Gervaise Dynes-Wolak
Record added: Jan 10, 2010
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Marvin Herman Witt
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Marvin Herman Witt
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Marvin Herman Witt
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