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Marvin Luebbe

January 26, 1937 — December 18, 2022

Marvin F. Luebbe, 85, of Grand Island died on December 18, 2022, at Grand Island Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 28th, 2022, at St Paul’s Lutheran Church with Reverend Bill Pavuk officiating. Interment will be in Grand Island City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 PM to 6 PM on Tuesday December 27th, 2022 at Apfel Funeral Home. Apfel Funeral Home is in care of the family.


Marvin was born on January 26, 1937, to Will and Minnie (Stender) Luebbe at St. Libory, Nebraska. He grew up on the family farm in St. Libory before moving to Grand Island. He was married to Martha Avila on November 21, 1975, in Hastings, Nebraska. They raised two children in Grand Island. They then spent ten years in Hobb, NM before moving back to Grand Island.


In his younger years he was employed by Helgoths and Plackes Produce, Wal-Mart, and Coca-Cola. He worked at Northwest Public Schools as a custodian for 25 years.


Marvin was a member of the Platt Duetsche club. He enjoyed gardening, flowers, mowing, wood working, collecting coins, John Deere, and talking with friends and family. He also enjoyed watching the Price is Right, Chicago Cubs baseball, and the Stock Market.


He is survived by his wife, Martha Luebbe; son Jay Luebbe and Davey Smith and family; and daughter Joy Luebbe and Charlie Uribe; nephew, Bill Olson; niece, Kay (Olson) Stofer along with many other family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Florence (Luebbe) Meinke, Nettie (Luebbe) Blaise, Louise (Luebbe) Hennings, Melinda Luebbe, Norma Luebbe, Harry Luebbe, Lester Luebbe, Ralph Luebbe, and Alice (Luebbe) Olson.


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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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