Obit: Marcus, Irvin (1906 - 1960)

Contact: Ken Wood

Surnames: Marcus, Koontz, Bootzin, Linderbaum

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Friday, Sept. 9, 1960, P. 16

Marcus, Irvin (May 31, 1906 - Sept. 8, 1960)


Funeral Monday for Colby Businessman

COLBY--Irvin Mrcus, president of Colby Milling, Inc., died Thursday of a heartatack at his home here. He was 54 years of age.

The body is at the Lulloff Funeral Home here, where friends may call beginning this evening. Masonic rites will be conducted there at 10:30 a.m. Monday, and will be followed at 2 p.m. by services in Mount Sinai Temple at Wausau. Rabbi Matzner will officiate and burial will be made in Wausau's Mount Sinai cemetery.

Mr. Marcus was born at Medford May 31, 1906, and received his education there. He engaged in the feed manufacturing business during most of his business career and began operating Colby Milling, Inc., in 1949. An explosion last Dec. 29 wrecked the plant here, and since then the firm had carried on its business in quarters at Abbotsford, Wis. Several months ago Mr. Marcus had announced that he planned to build a new plant in Colby, Wis.

Mr. Marcus was a member of Mount Sinai Temple, Wausau, the Colby Masonic Lodge and the Elks Lodge in Marshfield. An Elks Lodge of Sorrow will be held Sunday evening at 7 o'clock.

He is survived by his wife, a step daughter, Mrs. Robert Koontz, Thorp; and two sisters, Mrs. Vernice Bootzin, Milwaukee and Mrs. Marcella Linderbaum, Tucson, Ariz.

A sister preceded him in death.



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