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Apache Junction, Arizona- Marvin L. Lorig Sr, 84, passed away December 27, 2021, at Banner Baywood Hospital, Mesa, Arizona. He was born November 15, 1937, in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Louis E. and Edna (McCleary) Lorig.

Marvin attended Mansfield High School and later enlisted in the US Army. He served honorably for 3 years and was a disabled veteran. He worked as a Volkswagen mechanic for 30 plus years and as a vehicle appraiser for Crawford and Company until his retirement in 2009.

He married his wife, Beverly (Gerdts) in 1961. They celebrated 60 years of marriage in April 2021.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Maurice. Surviving in addition to his wife Beverly (Gerdts) Lorig, are his daughters, Mindy Riley (Mike) of Sardis, MS, Shelli Lorig of Apache Junction, AZ, and a son, Marvin (JR) Lorig also of Apache Junction, AZ. A sister Diane Bundy (Caleb) of Savoy, Illinois, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Marvin loved family, laughter, classic country music and classic cars. A smile was always on his face.

Memorial services are private. If desired, please make donations in his memory to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) @

Arrangements by Horizon Funeral Care 7510 East Main St Mesa, AZ 85207


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