ST. LOUIS – Marvin Hudwalker was born in St. Louis Oct 10, 1937, the only kid of Ernest and Louise (Luckner) Hudwalker. He handed absent July 12, 2021, at Western Dwelling Communities in Cedar Falls, Iowa, in which he and his spouse relocated four a long time in the past after residing in St. Louis, Farmington and Mehlville.
Marvin graduated from Cleveland Higher and Missouri S&T in Rolla. He achieved Lindenwood Higher education university student Mary Inexperienced on a blind date, and they married June 18, 1960.
Marvin expended 13 several years with the Metropolis of St. Louis H2o Division prior to turning out to be the town of Farmington’s 1st town administrator in 1973. He went on to aid a lot of compact towns with h2o, sewer, street and other municipal assignments after opening the engineering and surveying business, Hudwalker & Associates, Inc., in 1978. Marvin offered his organization to Sverdrup Civil in 1995, in which he used a further five decades just before retiring.
Marvin served as president of the Missouri chapter of American Community Functions Affiliation in 1974 and was active in the Missouri portion of American H2o Will work Association. He was awarded a qualified diploma from Missouri S&T and inducted into its Get of the Golden Shillelagh. He loved lifetime friendships with his Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity brothers.
Marv golfed, fished and bowled, examine avidly, and cheered for the St. Louis Cardinals. His kitchen area specialty was homemade waffles from his mother’s recipe he and Mary invited a several neighbors for a New Year’s Day waffle brunch in 1974 and the tradition lasted almost 40 years. He supported anything that included his family members and showed up for all his children’s functions.
Marvin taught his young children by case in point to work hard, be sort, reside humbly, provide your local community, give generously, and adore God. He served as a deacon at Central Church of Christ in the town, took lots of turns in the pulpit at Farmington Church of Christ, and taught Bible reports at De Soto Christian Church, Kirkwood Street Christian Church and White Flag Christian Church. He prayed everyday for his little ones and grandchildren, prayers that will sustain them for good.
Survived by his spouse of 61 decades, Mary and family members, Linda (Denny) Bowman and Ben, Sam and Cooper of Cedar Falls, Iowa Tim (Shari) of St. Louis and Curt (Jen) of Tulsa, Jon (Alexandra) of Dallas, and Megan of Kansas Metropolis and Amy (Alejandro Vasquez) of Miami and Andrea, Natalia and Stephan.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021, and funeral at 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois Highway, St. Louis. Memorials may well be directed to WaterForPeople.org or Missouri S&T.
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