Marvin Munsterman was called home to the Lord on Nov. 19, 2020, in Mankato, MN.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North Mankato. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Mankato Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marvin Arthur Munsterman was born on Jan. 21, 1940, in Rosendale Township, St. James, MN, to Edward August Munsterman and Gladys Marie (Riihl) Munsterman. Marvin was baptized and confirmed in the faith of his Lord at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in St. James, MN. Marvin attended grade school at District #51 in St. James and then graduated from St. James High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 1963 to serve his country and was honorably discharged on June 30, 1967.
He then attended Mankato Votech Institute, specializing in surveying and engineering. Marvin lived in North Mankato and spent his professional career working for the City of Mankato/North Mankato as a building inspector and retired from this role in 1996. He attended church at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in North Mankato. Due to his love of the outdoors and farming, he purchased a small plot of land in Elkton, SD, where he farmed and had another home.
Marvin is survived by his brothers, Lyle and Jerry (Vonnie); sisters-in-law, Lorraine, Beverly, Marsha and Barb; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as other family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Marie Munsterman; siblings, Elmer, Donald, Arlene Ruzich, Arnold, and Eldon; sister-in-law, Zelda Munsterman; brother-in-law, John Ruzich Jr.; nieces, Terri Cleppe and Julie Munsterman; and nephews, Steve Ruzich and David Munsterman.