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Marvin George Schley

February 23, 1946 - March 13, 2020

Marvin George Schley, of Fayetteville, Texas, passed away in Houston, Texas on March 13, 2020 at the age of 74. He was born in La Grange, Texas on February 23, 1946 to Emil Stephen Schley, Sr. and Irene (Schmidt) Schley.

Marvin graduated from high school in Fayetteville and from the age of 16, Marvin worked at the Columbus Livestock Commission. He loved his work with nurse cows, which he did for 46 years and hauled livestock for many people. He married Maurine Kretzschmar on July 22, 1972 and together they worked as a team, farming and ranching. Work was their life, their hobby and their vacation.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Irene Schley.

Marvin is survived by his wife of 47 years, Maurine Schley of Fayetteville, TX, his sister, Ora Nell S. Mahlmann and husband Clarence of Nelsonville, TX, and his brothers, Emil Schley, Jr. and wife Mary of Fayetteville, TX and Clarence Schley and wife Annalee of Fayetteville, TX.

Funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 201 N. Rusk, Fayetteville, TX 78940 with Pastor Marcia Kifer officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, March 16, 2020 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Henneke Funeral Home, 1515 Montezuma St., Columbus, TX 78934 and at church on Tuesday from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Frelsburg, TX.

Serving as pallbearers: Brad Hauerland, Mike Kuenkel, Dusty Bernshausen, RJ Hoffman, Todd Fritsch and Edward Wilde.

Serving as honorary pallbearers: Larry Vasek, Gerald Heintschel, Freddie Darden, David Bertsch, Glenn Bertsch and Steven Bertsch.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 201 N. Rusk St., Fayetteville, TX 78940 or Gardenia Janssen Animal Shelter, 240 Svoboda Ln., La Grange, TX 78935.


Marvin George Schley
February 23, 1946 - March 13, 2020



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