Marvin G. Dyck, 90, Topeka, passed away on Thursday (Jan. 26, 2012) at a local care center.


Marvin G. Dyck, 90, Topeka, passed away on Thursday (Jan. 26, 2012) at a local care center.

Marvin was born on July 9, 1921, in Newton, the son of Gustav and Agnes (Schmitt) Dyck. He graduated from Newton High School and received his bachelorís degree from Bethel College and a masterís degree from The University of Kansas.

He was employed by the State of Kansas, Department of Health and Environment, Water Microbiology Laboratory, for more than 40 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of First Congregational Church and the Lions Club.

Marvin married Gertrude Elizabeth Hohmann on April 9, 1949, in North Newton. She survives.

Other survivors include daughter, Beth Schafer and husband, Todd; and granddaughters, Elizabeth Edwina Schafer and Anne Marie Schafer, all of Topeka.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Theodore and Norman Dyck.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Feb. 4 at First Congregational Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational Church, 1701 S.W. Collins, Topeka, KS 66604.

Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.