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 Frederick Francis Marx, Sr

Frederick Francis Marx, Sr

Birth
Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 15 Oct 2009 (aged 89)
Orange County, California, USA
Burial Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 43934250 · View Source
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Olga Marx passed away at her home on Thursday October 15 after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. Her devoted husband of 63 years, Frederick Marx, unable to cope with her loss, passed away within an hour. Olga was born on January 20, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois and later moved to New Jersey at the age of 9. Frederick was born in Harrison, New Jersey on August 14, 1920. They are survived by their two sons Frederick Jr. and Douglas, daughter-in-law Deanna, grandchildren April and Meagan, and 5 great-grandchildren. Frederick Marx was an aviation enthusiast his entire life. He served in WWII with the Army Air Corp in the South Pacific where he was assigned to the 345th Bomb Group "Air Apaches" flying the B-17, B-25, B-26 and later the P-61 Black Widow. After the war, he continued his love of aviation working as an Aerospace Engineer for Northrop and later Ford Aerospace where he retired from in 1989. He was active in RC and free flight modeling and long time supporter of numerous aviation museums. Olga Marx was an accomplished artist, a gift she passed onto her children and grandchildren. Her talent extended to pastel portraits, oil painting and china painting as well as cake decorating. She won numerous awards for her work at both the LA and Orange County Fairs as well as at many art shows. Olga and Fred were married on November 17, 1946 in New Jersey. They moved to California in 1954 and eventually Anaheim in 1961. Loving and devoted parents, they always put the needs of their children ahead of their own. Their generosity and concern for others had a profound effect on all who knew them. Their loss will be deeply felt by many and will leave a void that can never be filled. Throughout their marriage, they were inseparable and remained so to the very end. A memorial service will be held on November 7, 1:30 p.m., at the Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana followed by a reception celebrating their lives.


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  • Created by: Kristie Archibald
  • Added: 4 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43934250
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Francis Marx, Sr (14 Aug 1920–15 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43934250, citing Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Kristie Archibald (contributor 47064145) .