The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 13, 2013

Marvin Ulrich, 70, Lewisburg

The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — With his loving wife by his side, Marvin C. Ulrich, 70, of 587 Johnson Mill Road, entered into rest at 8.45 p.m. Thursday, Sept.12, 2013, at his home.  

Born on Feb. 16, 1943, Marvin was a son of the late Willard and Mary (Miller) Ulrich. On July 27, 1963, he married Nancy Shirk who survives. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.   

He was a 1961 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

Marvin was the owner/operator of BMU Construction Co. in Lewisburg. He was a very talented builder and perfectionist when it came to his work ethic. Marvin was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mifflinburg, the American Legion Post 957 in New Berlin and a former member of the Pa. National Guard in Milton.  

In addition to his wife, Marvin is survived by one daughter, Cathleen (Doug) Shirk, of Mifflinburg; one son, Steven (Cara) Ulrich, of Milton; and three grandchildren, Jamie and Paige Ulrich and Chloe Perrin. Also surviving are siblings, Robert (Janet) Ulrich, of Winfield and Joyce Reich, of Selinsgrove; his mother-in-law, Myrtle Shirk; sister-in-law, Erma Ulrich; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Ed) Benfer, along with numerous nieces and nephews.  

Marvin was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Ulrich; one sister, Diane Ulrich; and two nephews, Brian Ulrich and Gregory Benfer.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in honor of Marvin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg with Rev. Peter Bergstresser officiating.  

In accordance with family wishes, Marvin will be laid to rest in Mifflinburg Cemetery during a private service.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Marvin may be given to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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