S/Sgt Marvin Rodich
Crew Chief, Crew 59
20 July 2010
I received an email from Rodich Family notifying us of that Marvin J. Rodich has taken his Final Flight.
Marvin & his wife Emily attended reunions from 1998 thru 2004. Prior to the 2005 Reunion, Emily notified us that they would no longer be able to attend the reunions as Marvin had developed Alzheimer's and the doctor recommended limited exposurer to "new" surroundings. On March 13, 2010 I received notice that Emily had passed away. (Click here to view notice)
I have transcribed the Rodich Family's letter regarding their father, Marvin below:
We must apologize for sending such sad and emotional news via an email. While it is not the most appropriate means, we wanted everyone to know as soon as possible, and be assured that it truly comes from the heart.
Marv had requested cremation. There is no wake, but a memorial service will be held July 28,
Preferring no flowers, the family will gratefully make donations to the Church and Marv's charities, including the Spinal Cord Society.
You are welcome to pass this whole message along to others.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to attend, will not attend, are unsure, or if your plans change. This way we will know that you have been informed, and will help us with luncheon arrangements.
Ricky & Marty Rodich