(Feb. 6, 2006)
Marvin Stricker, 72, Basin, died Monday, Feb. 6 at his home in Basin.
He was born Oct. 21, 1933, in Lyman, Nebr., to Victor and Elizabeth (Strecker) Stricker. They moved from Nebraska when he was 2 years old to Hardin, Mont., where he grew up and received his education.
He joined the Navy in November, 1952, serving for four years, and was honorably discharged in 1956. He farmed with his dad on the family farm in Hardin.
He met Martha Michael in July 1957. They were married March 1, 1958 in Laurel, Mont.
Marvin, Martha, LeRoy, Mark and Scott made the move to Basin in February of 1968. In April, Pam arrived and the family was complete. They would live on the farm between Basin and Greybull for 33 years. In June of 2003, Marvin and Martha moved to town.
Marvin was preceded in death by his mother; sister Nancy; son Scott; and two nephews, Daniel Uffelman and Harvey Michael.
He is survived by his wife Martha; his father, Victor of Billings, Mont.; sons Marvin LeRoy (Cindy) Stricker of Basin and Mark Stricker of Manderson; daughter Pam (Paul) Harrell of Byron; grandchildren: Katelyn, Jessica, Melanie, Macayla, Samantha, Kyle and Justin; sister Nadine (John) Stark of Billings; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at the Elks Lodge in Greybull, with Pastor Kent Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow at Mount View Cemetery in Basin. A Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Elks or the Eagles Scholarship Fund in care of Bryant Funeral Home, PO Box 524, Worland, WY 82401. Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.