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Marvin D. Ahlstrom

July 1, 1927 ~ April 24, 2018 (age 90)

Marvin D. Ahlstrom, age 90 of Westfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by some of his loving family on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home.  He was born on July 1, 1927 in Bertrand, NE to Frank and Nina (Johnston) Ahlstrom.  Marv married Rosemarie Nadler on August 7, 1946.  He held several jobs while living in Illinois to support his family.  Marv moved his family to Marquette County in 1956.  He delivered Ripon Good Cookies and lime, milked cows and farmed for others until purchasing his own farm in 1960.  Marv enjoyed traveling with his wife, jigsaw puzzles and visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include his three children, Gail Hernstine, Westfield, Steve (Jo Ann), Westfield and M. Dean, Florida; 14 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.  Marv was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Gregory; a sister and brother.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home in Westfield.  No formal service will be held.  Everyone is welcome to join the family at Marv’s home following the gathering for food and refreshments.  Come and share one of Marv’s stories or jokes with his family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial in Marv’s name will be established. 

Please take a moment to view the online guestbook.  Send your condolences or share a memory of Marvin with his family & friends.


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