Marvin Jennings

Marvin R. Jennings, 84, of Bowling Green, Ohio, formerly of McClure, died Tuesday, November 17, at
Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio.
He was born on June 11, 1925 in McClure to the late Ray A. and Geneva (Whitehead) Jennings. On October 3,
1943, he married Aleyanne "Anne" Roberts, who survives in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Marvin was a farmer. He was also employed at Norwalk Truck Line from 1952 to 1963 as a diesel mechanic.
After his retirement, he owned and operated "Jennings Sales and Service," a small engine
repair service behind his home outside of McClure from 1967 to 1975.
He was also a wood carver craftsman. He hand carved beautiful wood items for family and friends.
He was a W.W.II Navy Veteran, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Malinta, presently attending Haskins
Community Baptist Church after moving to Bowling Green. He also was a member of the
Bevelheymer-Gilliland American Legion Post #400 of Malinta, Ohio, and a member of the Luther R. Kolbe
VFW Post #8218 of Napoleon, Ohio.
He was on the LST National Organization Board for nine years and Organized the Ohio Chapter of LST. He
was a member and past president of the Malinta Community Parks Board and a member of the 1943 graduating
class of McClure.
He is also survived by a son, Ronald ( Joanne ) Jennings of Avon, N.Y., and a daughter, Ramona Jennings
of Bowling Green, Ohio, three Grandchildren, Amy and Jill Jennings, and Benjamin Fouts, three
Great-grandchildren, three sisters, Zelma Johnson of McClure, Ohio, and Doris Jean Fuhrhop of West Des
Moines, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Jennings, a granddaughter, Holly Potts, and sisters, Irene Smith
and Esther Wittenberg.
Visitation will be at the Rodenberger Funeral Home in Napoleon on Thursday, November 19 from 2 to 8 p.m.
and on Friday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Hockman
Cemetery in McClure with military honors accorded by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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