Marvin Jahns

Date of Death: Feb 26, 2021
Marvin Jahns

1929 - 2021

Marvin Jahns, 91, of Brandon, passed away peacefully Friday, February 26, 2021 at Anchor Communities II in Brandon.

Marvin was born August 14, 1929 in the town of Metomen, the son of William and Ida Weidner Jahns. On May 31, 1950 he married Adeline Vande Slunt in Brandon. Following their marriage the couple resided in the Brandon area for most of their married lives while raising three children. Marvin worked at the shoe factory in Waupun for 25 years and at National Rivet for 22 years where he retired in August 1994. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and snowmobiling. He was a senior member of the Brandon snowmobile club. He also loved camping, biking, feeding birds, and woodworking. He was a member of Brandon United Methodist Church and a Cub Scout Leader.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Adeline of Brandon; two sons: Clayton (Jeanine) Jahns of Brandon and Jerry (Michele) Jahns of Juneau; his daughter, Brenda Jahns of Ripon; four grandchildren: Trisha, Justin (Karen), Katie (fiance, Chad), and Joshua (Kara) Jahns; and a great-granddaughter, Sadie.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Leslie, Arnold, and Gerald Jahns; and three sisters: Evelyn Diebert, Mildred Haase, and Marian Frost.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Memorial services for Marvin Jahns will be held Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11 a.m. at House of Worship in Brandon with Pastor Barry Lang officiating.

Please follow current COVID-19 guidelines with mask wearing and social distancing.


Inurnment will follow at Brandon Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, donations to Marsh Haven Nature Center in Marvin’s name would be appreciated.



  1. Donna Boelk Says: March 2, 2021 at 6:00 am

    Dear Adeline, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. You and Marvin was such a inspiration to everyone you met. Loved all the support you gave to me and the Golden Advantage Club. He will be missed.

  2. Harold & Susan Frost Says: March 6, 2021 at 9:20 am

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time
    Harold & Susan Frost

  3. Larry & Sandy Vine Says: March 10, 2021 at 4:34 am

    We are so very sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. Larry and Sandy Vine. Marsh Haven Nature Center

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