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Marvin James Richter

September 22, 1947 — December 7, 2014

Marvin James Richter, born on September 22, 1947 in Shawano, WI went home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 7, 2014 at his home in Bethlehem, PA. Marvin graduated from Shawano High School in 1965 before continuing his education and graduating from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN in 1969 and 1970. Marvin continued his education with a Master of Divinity in 1970 from The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, MO and a Master of Arts in Counseling in 1981 from North American Baptist Seminary in Sioux Falls, SD. Marvin was an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God in 1976. After retiring from active ministry Marvin worked part time at Home Depot in Easton, PA. Marvin was a shepherd to many as he pastured and mentored others throughout his life in the ministry.

He is survived by his wife, Mari-Lynn Richter of Bethlehem, PA, his children, Michael (Emily) Richter of Mt. Sterling, KY, Micah (Jill) Richter of Easton, PA and Michelle (Drew) Sack of Nazareth, PA. He is also survived by his brother, Howard (Phoebe) Richter of Shawano, WI and sisters, Marian (Fred) Pape of Shawano, WI and Arlene (Jerry) Wilson of Marinette, WI. Two sister-in-laws, Donna Richter of Shawano, WI and Audrey Richter of Luck, WI as well as many nieces and nephews.

His legacy will be carried on by his nine grandchildren, Gleris, Reid, Isaiah, Misha, Natalie, Noelle, Caleb and Benjamin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Laverne and Elvira Richter, brothers, Roger, Gordon and Lowell Richter and sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Ira Bruchs.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Connell Funeral Home 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 from 6-8 PM. Funeral and interment will be held on Saturday, December 13th in Shawano, WI.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Marvins name to the The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter 321 Norristown Road - Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Connell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA 18018

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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