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MARVIN E. HOOK 96, of Resthave Home, Morrison, IL, formerly of Fulton, IL, died Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the home.

The funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Rev. Edie Lenz, pastor of First Reformed Church, will officiate. Interment will be at the Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton.

Marvin was born May 7, 1921 in Fulton, IL, to Joseph and Elsie (Borgman) Hook. He attended Fulton schools. He worked at Curtis Company prior to serving in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1942 to 1945 in France, Germany, Italy, and Austria. On October 4, 1945, he married Beulah Huizenga. They farmed in the Albany and Morrison areas for 38 years. In 1985, they retired and moved to Fulton. Beulah passed away March 5, 2004. Marv was a member of the First Reformed Church in Fulton and the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed spending time with his family, watching trains, gardening, traveling, watching the river, and visiting the lock and dam. Memorials have been established to First Reformed Church and Resthave Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary (Stephen) Gowan of Morrison and a son, John (Judy) Hook of Morrison; four grandchildren,; seven great-grandchildren; a step great-grandchild; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Helen (Harold) Smith of Fulton, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah; one sister, Gertrude Venema; one brother, Gerald Hook and a sister-in-law, Marjorie Hook.
To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com
Published on August 6, 2017
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