Marvin A. Simon

Mass of Christian Burial for Marvin A. Simon, 85, Lawrence will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Simon passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born on April 9, 1932 in Andale, Kansas the son of Roman J. and Josephine M. Heimerman Simon.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

He retired in 1996 after 41 years in the retail business. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus St. John’s Council #1372 and the Dorsey-Liberty Post #14, American Legion.

He married Connie L. Betlach on October 26, 1955 in Garden City, Kansas. She preceded him in death December 18, 2000.
Survivors include his daughter-in-law, Lisa Simon, Lawrence; grandson, Aaron Simon; and two brothers, Gerald Simon, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Harlan Simon, Meridian, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie; son, Brad Simon; and three brothers, Darvey Lee Simon, Clyde Simon and Thomas Simon.

A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. followed by a visitation until 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the McKinney Trust Fund and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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  1. Ann Stites on October 1, 2017 at 11:02 am

    Passes a great man. Please give my regards to his family and Marilynn. Marilyn was there for him in the later years. She taught us all to celebrate his life. Ann Stites

  2. F. Taylor on October 3, 2017 at 8:57 am

    To The Simon Family,
    Death leaves a heartache that only Almighty God can heal, Love leaves precious memories that no one can steal. Through heartfelt prayer, you can experience, “the peace of God that excel all thought.” Philippians 4:7. With Hope, Peace & Kindness,

  3. Harry Simpson on October 3, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Rest Marvin, until you hear at dawn,
    the low, clear reveille of God.

    Thank you for your service to this nation.

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