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Marvin "Jim" Schenk

May 27, 1939 — January 21, 2024

Mount Pleasant


MOUNT PLEASANT – Marvin “Jim” Schenk, 84, of Mount Pleasant, died Sunday, January 21, 2024, at his home.

Jim was born May 27, 1939, in Mount Pleasant, the son of Raymond and Frances (Craig) Schenk. He graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1959. On January 7, 1962, Jim was united in marriage to Barb Manning at the Open Bible Church in Mount Pleasant. He served in the United States Army for two years, where he was stationed in Germany. He worked in several factories, and retired from Metro Mail. Jim was a member of the Faith Christian Outreach Church. He enjoyed being outdoors doing yardwork and fishing. Jim was known to be humble, faithful, loyal and a hard worker.

Jim is survived by his wife Barb; son Jim Schenk of Mount Pleasant; daughter, Lorie McBrien of Los Angeles, CA; grandson, Brandon McBrien of Los Angeles, CA; and adopted grandson Derek Brake of Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers: Robert, Larry, Roger, and a sister Bonnie Thomas.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 25, 2024, at the Olson-Powell Chapel and Crematory. Pastor Gary Van Nyhuis will officiate. Burial will be in the Forest Home Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Thursday. A memorial fund has been established for Faith Christian Outreach Church. The Olson-Powell Chapel and Crematory is caring for Jim and his family. 

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