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Marvin Delagrange


Marvin Lee Delagrange, 69, Millersburg, died Monday, May 20, 2013 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

    He was born July 17, 1943, in Allen County, Ind., to John C. and Irene Mae (Leichty) Delagrange. He was raised by his mother and stepfather Joseph Delagrange.

    He 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 and volunteered his IW service in Ft. Wayne.

    He was married October 18, 1969, in Emma Mennonite Church, to Linda C. Tyson. She survives.

    Also surviving are two daughters, Gayle Delagrange, Millersburg, and Amber (Eric) Troyer, LaGrange; two grandchildren, Cheyenne Kehr and Chase Lemons; one sister, Clara (Romayne) Bender, North Port, Fla.; one brother, Elvin (Marlene) Delagrange, Middlebury; three half-brothers, Allen (Wanda) Delagrange, Millersburg, and twins Harold Delagrange, Elkhart, and Garold (Janet) Delagrange, Millersburg.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and stepfather.

    Funeral service was held Thursday, May 23, at Emma Mennonite Church in Topeka with Pastor Gene Hartman, Pastor Derrick Ramer, and Pastor Don Delagrange officiating.

    Burial is in Forest Grove Cemetery, Middlebury.

    Memorials may be directed to the LaGrange County Cancer Society.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury was in charge of arrangements.