Marvin L. Schroer, 45, of Bowling Green, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, in Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, from a rare brain disease.
Born in Bloomington on May 3, 1958, his parents are Hubert and Dorothy Jenks Schroer of Bowling Green. A Bowling Green area resident all his life, he was a 1971 graduate of Clay City High School and briefly attended Purdue University.
He was a dairy farmer and attended the Union United Methodist Church south of Brazil. He was a member of the Clay County Farm Bureau, the Emmaus Community of Clay County and the Foremost Farms Milk Co-op.
Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Harden Schroer, whom he married Dec. 1, 1984; a daughter and her husband, Braiden and Travis Butts, Clay City; three sons, David, Cole and Adam Schroer, all at home; his parents; a brother and his wife, Hal and Teresa Schroer, North Golden Valley, Minn.; two sisters and their husbands, Lorene and Jim Scobee, Brownsburg, Ind., Mary and Alan Yegerlehner, Clay City; three grandchildren, Corbin Butts and newborn twins, Russell and Dylan Butts, all at home; several nieces; and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Union United Methodist Church with the pastor, the Rev. Dennis W. Alstott, officiating.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday in Miller Memorial Chapel and one hour prior to services Friday in the church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, south of Bowling Green.
Next week, a Celebration of Life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at a location to be announced.
The family requests memorial contrbutions be made to the Cystercircosis Foundation.
Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel and church.