Marvin D. Helmuth, 75, of Sullivan, IL passed away at 4:25 A.M. on Friday, April 24, 2020 at his residence.
Private services will be held on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the HCK Building south of Arthur, IL. Burial will be in the Otto Cemetery. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Marvin was born on November 20, 1944, in Moultrie County at the home place, where he passed away. He was a son of David and Lena (Bontreger) Helmuth. He married Sarah Ann Otto on August 29, 1968 in Douglas County. They were married for 51 years, 7 months and 24 days.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Helmuth of Sullivan, IL, four daughters, Treva Irene and her husband Mervin Hostetler of Sullivan, IL, LeAnna Kay and her husband Nelson Hostetler of Etna Green, IN, Dorothy Marie and her husband Merlin Yoder of Sullivan, IL and Mary Lou at home in Sullivan, IL, 16 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one brother, Adlai Helmuth, one sister, Elmina Herschberger and one sister-in-law, Irma Helmuth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Duane Allen Hostetler, two brothers, Albert Helmuth and his wife Mary, and Omer Helmuth, one sister, Katie Helmuth, one sister-in-law, Edna Helmuth and one brother-in-law, Jacob Herschberger.
Marvin was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.