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Marvin Herman ‘Grandpa’ Vader
Marvin Herman “Grandpa” Vader, 83, of New Berlin, Texas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 7, 2011.
Marvin was born on March 21, 1928, in Cibolo to Alfred and Lena Zunker Vader. He was a 50-year member of the Bluebonnet Masonic Lodge No. 1219 A.F. & A.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Melvin Vader; and his sister, Dorothy Bading.
Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy Warncke Vader; his sons, Gary and wife Darnell and Keith and wife Norma; his sister, Vernell Crosnoe; his grandchildren, Judy, William, and Colton; and one niece, numerous nephews, and many friends.
A visitation was held on Tuesday, May 10, from noon to 7 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. in the Tres Hewell Mortuary in Seguin.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Christ Lutheran Church of Elm Creek in Seguin with Pastor Anne Kolmeier officiating.
A graveside service and interment under the auspices of the Bluebonnet Masonic Lodge No. 1219 A.F. & A.M. will follow in the Christ Lutheran of Elm Creek Cemetery in Seguin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church of Elm Creek building fund or cemetery fund, 3305 Church Road, Seguin, TX 78155.
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