Obituary – Marvin Draghu

Wayne — Marvin Draghu, 87, Wayne, died April 16, 2013, at Careage Of Wayne, Wayne.

Funeral services were April 22 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Wayne, with Rev. Bob Oleson officiating.

Pallbearers were Bruce Roeber, Randall Carlson, Kurt Rewinkel, Keith Boeckenhauer, Lyle Johanson and David Draghu.

Interment, with Military Rites and Masonic Rites, was in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hasemann Funeral Homes, Wayne.

Marvin Dale Draghu was born Dec. 12, 1925, in Wayne County, to Michael and Ella (Dorman) Draghu. He graduated from Wayne High School. Marvin served in The United States Army in Japan during World War II, from March 12, 1946-March 6, 1947. He married Elaine Burns, May 4, 1947, at Logan Center United Methodist Church, north of Laurel. They farmed in the early years. Marvin worked for Logan Township as a motor grader operator, heavy equipment operator for Dixon County, and following their move into Wayne in 2006, he worked part-time for Wayne County until his health failed.

Marvin was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge #120, and Wayne V.F.W. Post #5291.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughters, Cynthia Regaine, Rochester, Minn., and Kathleen (Dixon) Collins, Angels Camp, Calif.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two step grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; brother and wife, Donald and Marcille Draghu, Wayne; sister, Arlene Watteyne, Aurora, Colo.; and nieces and nephews.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; twin sons, in 1953; and son-in-law, Thomas Regnier, in 2010.

Memorials may be directed to the family.