Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

December 6, 2013

Marvin Suckow

Marvin A. Suckow, 85, of rural Mason, died at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Altamont, with Rev. Michael Kloepping officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery with military rites provided by Gieseking-Schwerdtfeger V.F.W. Post 7676, Altamont. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont, and one hour prior to service time Sunday at the church. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or V.F.W. Post 7676. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.

Marvin was born on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1928, to William and Gertrude (Siebert) Suckow in Mason Township, rural Effingham County. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and earned a Purple Heart. On Nov. 26, 1961, he married Myrna Marie (Wohltman) Suckow at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dieterich, and she survives. He was engaged in farming, but his primary occupation was in the ownership and operation of Suckow Sawmill, Inc. in rural Mason. He was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church and had held many church offices and was a member of the Effingham County Farm Bureau, had been Mason Township Supervisor for many years, and had actively served in various positions in the V.F.W. Post 7676 of which he was a lifetime member.

Marvin is survived by his wife of 52 years, Myrna of Mason; his sons, Marlin (Donna) Suckow of Altamont, Mark Suckow of Altamont, Morris Suckow of Mason and Michael (Nichole) of Altamont; his daughter, Marie (Larry) Malone of Chrisman; his sister, Bernice (Paul) Hinrichs of Vandalia; his grandchildren, Brooke (Kyle) McClellan, Brian Suckow, Bryce Suckow, Ashley Malone, Grant Suckow and Blaire Suckow; and his great granddaughter, Blakely McClellan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Leslie Suckow.

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