Marvin Lee Delagrange
July 17, 1943 -- May 20, 2013
Marvin Lee Delagrange, 69, of Millersburg, died at 12:30 pm on Monday, May
20, at IU Health Goshen Hospital, after he suffered a mild heart attack on
Saturday evening. He was born on July 17, 1943 in Allen County, to John C.
and Irene Mae (Leichty) Delagrange. He was raised by his mother and step
father Joseph Delagrange. On October 18, 1969 at Emma Mennonite Church
he married Linda C. Tyson, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
two daughters, Gayle Delagrange of Millersburg, Amber (Eric) Troyer of
Lagrange; two grandchildren, Cheyenne Kehr and Chase Lemons; a sister,
Clara (Romayne) Bender of North Port, FL; a brother, Elvin (Marlene)
Delagrange of Middlebury; three half- brothers, Allen (Wanda) Delagrange of
Millersburg, and twins Harold Delagrange of Elkhart and Garold (Janet)
Delagrange of Millersburg. He was preceded in death by his parents and step
father. Marvin had worked for Schult Homes for several years, was a farmer
and ran a milk route for many years, most recently for Kirkdorffer Trucking.
He was a member of Emma Mennonite Church, volunteered his IW service in
Fort Wayne and enjoyed hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2:00 -4:00 pm 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, May 22, and
for one hour prior the 10:00 am funeral service on Thursday May 23, all at
Emma Mennonite Church, Topeka. Services will be conducted by pastors
Gene Hartman and Derrick Ramer of the church and Marvin’s cousin pastor
Don Delagrange. Burial will be in Forest Grove Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be given to LaGrange County Cancer Society.
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Current Online Condolences
Linda and family, Clara, Elvin, Allen, Harold and Garold, I am so sorry for
your loss. May God give you peace in your time of sorrow.
From: Janet Miller
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I am so sorry to read of your husband’s death! And I’m sorry that my
schedule isn’t allowing me to be at the visitation or funeral. I am thinking
of and praying for you!
From: Rosetta Carpenter