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Marvin A. Mai

December 24, 1922 — April 26, 2017

Marvin A. Mai, 94, of Omaha, NE died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday May 4, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen. Graveside military honors will be conducted by Post 3328 VFW and Post 220 American Legion both of Remsen. Visitation with family present from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a parish rosary at 5 p.m., a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Marvin was born Dec. 24, 1922 at Remsen, IA, son of John & Theresa (Rodesch) Mai. He was raised and educated in Remsen and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. Marv was a veteran of WWII and served in Campaigns in Africa and Italy from 1941-1945. Was awarded the purple heart and Later in the war spearheaded bond drives staging mock battles in stadiums across the country.

On Feb. 3, 1948, he married Rose Mary Frank at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen. Marv worked in the bar and restaurant business owning several establishments over the years. later in life he sold laundry equipment in Iowa and Nebraska. Rose Mary died April 12, 2013. Marvin lived in Omaha the last several years and was living in his own home and remained active until a sudden illness disabled him only two months ago. He fought courageously to regain his health but lost the battle. He will be greatly missed

He is survived by three children, Connie Fillmore of Marion, IA, Cathy (Robert) Flynn of Overland Park, KS, Mike (Anne) Mai of Omaha, NE; 9 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother Bob (Mary) Mai of Remsen and sister Marlene
Wilmes from Mankato, MN.

Marvin was preceded in death by his father, John in 1937, his mother, Theresa in 1985, sisters Addie in 1981, Orlene in1999, Lorraine in 2010.

Casket bearers will be John Mai, Cory Flynn, Chris Caton, Mike Anderson, Steven Jonson, Greg Harris and Jon Bowling.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

4:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Fisch Funeral Home & Monuments

310 Fulton St, Remsen, IA 51050

Visitation with family present from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a parish rosary at 5 p.m., a vigil prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

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