Madison- Marvin Emler passed away peacefully on January 6, 2023 with his loving wife, Karen, by his side.
Marvin was born in Prairie du Chien, WI on July 17, 1941 to Orris and Agnes (Puckett) Emler. He grew up in Woodman, WI and later moved to Boscobel, WI and graduated from Boscobel High School.
Marvin served in the army for 2 years. Marvin and Karen married on September 3, 1966,
and raised their children, Deanna and Nathan in Madison.
Marvin worked 34 years as a postal carrier at Hilldale Madison, creating many friendships with co-workers and those he delivered to. After retirement from the US Post Office in 2001, Marvin worked for Car Quest for another 6 years.
Marvin was an avid Wisconsin sports fan. We could count on finding him cheering on his grandsons at their many sporting events. Marvin loved Harleys, cars, Mexican food, and the occasional trip to Ho-Chunk. Everyone appreciated Marvin’s dry and quick sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Karen. His children Deanna (Damon) Miner and Nathan (Lisa) Emler.
Siblings, Donnie (Diane) Emler, Bill (Mary) Emler and Deb Duve; in-laws David Molldrem, Marcia Merrilll and Carol Bullard; grandchildren EmmaRose, Ezekiel, Amelia, and Alexandra Miner, Ben and Colin Emler and many, many nieces and nephews.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, sister Judy Carlin, brother-in-laws, DuWayne Carlin, Michael Duve and Conrad Molldrem.
The family would like to thank Carbone Cancer Center and Agrace Hospice Care for their compassionate care.
Visitation will be Friday, January 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. with a service at 11:00 a.m. at Cress Funeral Home 3610 Speedway Road, Madison. Burial will be immediately following the service.
Cress Funeral Home
3610 Speedway Rd.
Madison, WI 53705