Marvin Wudtke

Obituary of Marvin Wudtke

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

MARVIN W. WUDTKE

Marvin Willie Wudtke, beloved son of Paul Emil and Agnes (Dicks) Wudtke, was born October 2, 1926 at the family farm 8.5 miles northwest of Norton, and passed away in Norton on September 22, 2019, at the age of 92.

Marvin was baptized on October 10, 1926, confirmed and remained a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church throughout his lifetime. Marvin attended Lutheran parochial school completing the 8th grade in 1940. He later earned his high school diploma from Colby Community College in 1971. On January 3, 1976, Marvin and Mary Slipke were united in marriage. They were devoted to each other and lived their entire married life in Norton until Mary's passing on April 28, 2007. Marvin farmed northwest of Norton until he retired. He took pride in being a good farmer and supported the agriculture industry through local, state, and national organizations and was also an active member of the American Agriculture Movement in the 1970s.

Marvin enjoyed bowling for many years and competed in local and state tournaments. He was proud of his many trophies and awards. Marvin also collected toy tractors and was eager to talk about their history, and who in the neighborhood owned that specific model of tractor and when he operated them.

Survivors include: one sister, Norma Jean Davis, Colorado Springs, Co; one sister-in-law, Miriam Slipke, Hoxie, Ks; many loving nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, Herman and Arthur Wudtke, three sisters, Leanora Braun, Ida Gowens, and Alma Schulze.

FUNERAL SERVICE – Friday, September 27, 2019 – 10:30 A.M.

PLACE – Immanuel Lutheran Church – Norton, Kansas

VISITATION – Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 5:00 P.M until 7:00 P.M.

at Enfield Funeral Home in Norton.

INTERMENT – Norton Cemetery – Norton, Kansas

MEMORIALS – Immanuel Lutheran Church or Norton Senior Center

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