KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Marvin R. Stilgenbauer, 85, Kansas City, Missouri, formerly of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.

He was born May 12, 1933, in St. Joseph, to John and Grace (Highsmith) Stilgenbauer.

Marvin married Nancy Ann Kieffer Feb. 18, 1956. She survives of the home.

He worked for Armor and Company for 2 years, then moved to Emporia, Kansas, and worked for Missouri Beef Packers. Marvin later moved to McPherson, Kansas, working for MBPXL, retiring with Cargil Excel in 1998.

He was a member of The Elks Club and First Christian Church. Marvin loved his KU Jayhawks basketball through and through. He was also a loyal Kansas City Royals fan. Marvin loved his family and adored his wife.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; and brother, John William Stilgenbauer Sr.

Additional survivors include: daughters, Deb S. Miller (Jeff), Dublin, Ohio, Holly S. Miller, Morgan Hill, California, Carey Bauer Buckler (Brad), Weston, Missouri; grandchildren, Aaron Miller, Morgan Hill, California, Sarah Miller, Morgan Hill, Bradley Miller, New York, New York, David Miller, San Francisco, California, Jamie Miller, San Francisco, Lane Buckler, Weston, Mason Buckler, Ft. Riley, Kansas, Whit Buckler, Overland Park, Kansas; great-grandchildren, Trey and Myles Miller, Morgan Hill, CA; three nephews, John, Jeffrey and Jackson Stilgenbauer; and his beloved dog, Sam.

Farewell Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Inurnment: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to the Meniere's Society or University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.