Marvin Allen Bacon, 83, Weyauwega, father of an Almond woman, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the New London Family Medical Center in New London.
A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Weyauwega, with the Rev. Dennis Lemke and the Rev. Robbin Robbert officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Weyauwega.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Donations may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church’s Building on The Rock program.
Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home of Weyauwega assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com.
Mr. Bacon was born Oct. 12, 1928, in the town of Belmont, Portage County, a son of the late Reuben and Alice (Sipher) Bacon.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was married to Jacqueline Kamp on Nov. 24, 1951, in Dubuque, Iowa. She died on Jan. 4, 2011.
They farmed in the town of Royalton for many years. Most recently, they sold produce for more than 20 years.
He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Weyauwega and American Legion Arndt-Bruley Post 176 in Weyauwega.
Survivors include one daughter, Joanne (Jim) Knutson, Almond; two sons, James (Tanna), New London, and Mark (Willa), Waupaca; one brother, Lavern, Wild Rose; three sisters, Doris Parse, Fremont, Audrey Rasmussen, Kaukauna, and Janet (Richard) Nelson, Greenville; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Bacon and Burnett Redman.