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Obituary for Marvin W. Sager

Sager, Marvin W.

Marvin William Sager, age 87 of Delton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Marvin was born June 21, 1933 in Barry Township, the son of Delmar and Della (Phillips) Sager. Marvin was raised on the family farm in Delton and graduated from Delton-Kellogg High School in 1952. Marvin proudly served his country in the United States Army for two years in Germany, he drove a tank and chauffeured the generals. Following graduation, he worked at James River Paper Mill in Parchment for over 40 years before retiring. He was very involved with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed helping others, classic cars, working on cars, and traveling around the country, especially out west on Route 66. Marvin also enjoyed country music, western movies and clothes, flowers, and spending time at the lake. He loved playing with his farm tractor, giving his grandkids rides, and plowed his private road every winter for many years. Marvin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth (Cadwaller) Sager, daughters: Marlene (Andy) Cardlin of Georgia, Teri Henneger of Bull Head City, AZ, and Debbie (Tim Osman) Jenkins of Delton; sons: Mark (Debbie) Sager of Milford and Andrew (Jessica) Sager of Delton; 19 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren with two more on the way; brothers: Wilbur (Mary) Sager of Delton and Stanley (Donna) Sager of Delton. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Marie Sager, Opal Bower, Midge Elder, Lucille Lewis, and Bessie Weaver; brothers: Delmar (Bud) Sager, Larry Sager, and Donald Sager. Private burial has taken place at Cedar Creek Cemetery. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Marvin’s family.