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Marvin G. Porschet                  Send flowers
Services: Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 11:00 am at the Rush Creek (Essex) United Methodist Church Add to Google Calendar
Visitation: Monday from 4-7 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood Add to Google Calendar
Marvin G. PorschetJohn Deere HMarvin G. Porschet, 94 of Essex, died Thursday evening June 20, 2024 at the Memorial Hospital emergency room.

He was born April 17, 1930 in Plain City to the late Edwin George and Margaret (Fruewald) Porschet. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ronda J. Porschet, siblings, Ada Drebilibis, Norma Price, Doris Payne and Harold Porschet.

Marvin served our country in the United States Army. He was a longtime, active member of the Rush Creek (Essex) United Methodist Church.
He was a farmer. Marvin also worked for the former Farm Bureau in Broadway, then Landmark and Heritage in Richwood.
He took great pride in taking care of his home. Marvin enjoyed drives around the area, just taking it all in.
He was very generous with his thank-yous, especially for his meals and if you had done something for him during the day.

Surviving is his wife, Joan (Trapp) Porschet, they were married June 21, 1959 in Raymond. Also surviving is their son, Doug Porschet of Richwood.
In-laws, Pattsy Dotson of Magnetic Springs, Ortho “Bud” (Jeannie) Trapp of Marysville and Annette Porschet of Richwood

Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 11:00 am at the Rush Creek (Essex) United Methodist Church. Rev. Barbara Jean Pope will officiate. Burial will follow in the Price Cemetery, where there will be Military Honors given by the Vietnam Veterans of America #1095.
Friends may call Monday from 4-7 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to Rush Creek United Methodist Church and/or R.E.A.P.

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#1 from: Elma Parish
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 3:26 PM

Marvin and Joan are one of the most generous and caring people I know. I know he will be missed.My condolences to Joann and family Elma Parish

#2 from: Dave and Deb Tevis Clayton
Marion, Ohio
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 3:48 PM

Joan, Doug, and extended Families: Marvin was blessed to have lived a long life. He will be missed by all who knew him. Dave worked with him for years in Richwood at Landmark. My Grandpa Tevis always enjoyed his trips to the feed mill and seeing Marvin. Special thanks for his military service. Sending prayers and love as you celebrate his life. Dave and Deb Tevis Clayton ❤️

#3 from: Hannah Nibert
Urbana OH
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 4:14 PM

Will forever remember riding my bike over to spend time with Marvin and Joan. Beyond blessed I spent my childhood around them. Love you Joan.

#4 from: Michele
Mount Angel
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 5:51 PM

It was a joy being Marvin's pastor for the years I was in Ohio. He was very faithful and I know his presence will be missed. Many blessings to Joan and Doug as they navigate life without this lovely man.

#5 from: Dan and Darlene Foos
Richwood, Ohio
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 10:47 PM

I always enjoyed seeing Marvin when he worked at the elevator, he was always cheerful.  Condolences to Joan and family.

#6 from: Margene Major
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 at 10:57 PM

My prayers are with you both. We will miss Marvin at church especially Bella.

#7 from: Gail DeGood-Guy & Tom Guy
Richwood, Ohio
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 at 8:30 AM

To Joan, Doug and family.   We are truly sorry for your loss.   We mourn the loss of our fellow comrade.   Slow salute.  

#8 from: Florence Borland
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 at 5:49 PM

Joan & Doug, so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed working with Marvin at Landmark. God bless Florence & Russ Borland

#9 from: Pat Krebehenne
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 at 9:14 PM

Sorry for your loss. Cherish all the good memories. Your faith family and friends will get you through this difficult time.

#10 from: Rona Penix
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 at 10:25 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with yoウ.So sorry for your loss. God bless you all!🙏

#11 from: Robin  Lenox
Sun, Jun 23, 2024 at 4:15 PM

So sorry for your loss! Marvin was so nice! Prayers to the family.

#12 from: Beckie Congrove
Sun, Jun 23, 2024 at 9:27 PM

Dear Joann and Family,  I'm writing for my sister Linda McMahan Poling to send her prayers and regrets for your loss.  She is unable to come to the services due to health problems.  Blessings to you and your family.  Sincerely, Linda Poling

#13 from: Barb Harrison & Pat Gordon
7501 Long Run Rd. Athens, Ohio
Mon, Jun 24, 2024 at 11:58 AM

Dear Joann and Doug, We are so sorry to learn of Marvin’s passing. I will always remember his smile. He was an amazing man and I hope you both find comfort in knowing that he lived a wonderful life and spread so much joy to others. Sending you our deepest sympathy. Love Barb & Pat

#14 from: penni smith
Tue, Jun 25, 2024 at 10:28 AM

My dear Joan, I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful life partner. I was unable to attend the services. My heart goes out to you and Doug. Prayers dear lady. He is hugging his daughter as we are remembering them.

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