Marvin “Lynn” Lovell
December 10, 1943 ‒ March 19, 2021
Marvin “Lynn” Lovell, age 77 of Marion, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 in his home after battling cancer.
On December 10, 1943, Lynn was born to Marvin Paul and Maxine M. (Benge) Lovell in Marion. In 1961, he graduated from Marion Harding High School, previously attending Grand Prairie Elementary and Ridgedale High School. He then graduated from Ohio State University in 1965 with a major in Music Education. During his time at Ohio State, Lynn was an accomplished trumpet player and played with the Ohio State Marching band. He went on to teach music at many schools including Johnstown Monroe, Elyria City, Firelands, Ridegedale, and Ashland College. During this time Marvin was a professional photographer and owned Lovell photography of Elyria, Vermillion, and lastly Marion. After teaching, he worked for the Small Business Administration.
Lynn married his high school sweetheart, Susan Kay (Cochrun) Lovell of Morral.
He was an active cyclist and was a charter member of the Heart of Ohio Tailwinds Bicycle Club. He was also active in ham radio and served in various positions, including Vice President and President, of the Marion Amateur Radio Club. Through his service as the Marion County Emergency Coordinator for the Amateur Radio Emergency Services, he became a Special Deputy with the Marion County Sheriff’s office.
He is survived by his devoted wife Susan Kay Lovell; children: Brian (Kathy) Lovell, Amy Lovell- Bergstrom; grandchildren: Samuel Darling, Kirsten Bergstrom, Aaron Lovell, Andrew Lovell; brother Gary (Linda) Lovell; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Salem United Methodist Church, 1640 Salem Rd, Caledonia, OH 43314 from 12:30PM to 2PM; Memorial service will follow at 2PM.
If so desired, donations may be made to Marion County Amateur Emergency Services or Joyce’s Angels.
The family would like to thank Ohio Health Hospice and a special thanks to Tiffany, Whitney, and Teresa. You have been special gifts to the family.
The Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel is honored to be serving the family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com