Hephner, Marvin

Written by David Green.

Marvin F. Hephner, 59, of Quaker Rd., Hudson, Mich., died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at his home.

He was born July 18, 1950, the son of Howard J. and Frances (Halsey) Hephner. He married Patricia Borton on May 16, 1970, in Morenci, and she survives.

Marvin was employed at M&S Manufacturing in Hudson for more than 27 years, and also worked as a delivery driver for Pearl Gas in Somerset, Mich. He was a devoted husband, father, caring grandfather, and his hobbies included hot rod cars. He was also a member of the Christian Life Center Church in Hudson.

Surviving, besides his wife, Patricia, are two sons, Marvin B. Hephner of Hudson, and Chad (and Becca) Hephner of Jackson, Mich.; four grandchildren, Kourtney, Katie, Jacob and Joshua; two brothers, James (and Cheryl) Hephner of Hudson, and Thomas (and Judy) Hephner of Churbusco, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, John and Howard Richard in infancy.

Funeral services for Marvin are scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson with Pastor Ruth Hoffman officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Christian Life Center Church in Hudson.


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