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Marlin Richard Nave

Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 79)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Martin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 103781916 · View Source
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NORTHROP - A celebration of life service for Marlin Nave, 79, of Northrop, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont. Interment will follow at the Center Creek Cemetery near Granada.

Marlin Nave, 79, of Northrop passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation Services in Truman, and one hour before the service at the church.

He was born Nov. 16, 1933, in Fairmont to Ralph & Leoria (Taylor) Nave. He grew up and graduated from Fairmont High School. He worked for Blue Earth Rendering for more than 20 years, retiring in 2012.

He married LaVonne Gronewald on Apr 18, 1953. She died in 1972. He married Ruth Radunz on Jan 18, 1975.

He enjoyed reading, the races at Fairmont Speedway, hanging out at Richards Auto Repair, coffee at McDonalds, and his church family at Bethel Evangelical Free Church.

He is survived by his daughters, Linda (Steve) Pierce of Granada and Deb (Bob) Patten of Tulsa, Okla.; sister, Norma (Ralph) Crissinger of Sherburn; sister-in-law, Phyllis Nave of Fairmont; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVonne; wife, Ruth "Ione"; his parents; and three brothers.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781916
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marlin Richard Nave (16 Nov 1933–18 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781916, citing Center Creek Cemetery, Martin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Nicholas W (contributor 46888704) .