Surviving are his wife, Dorothy May, Goshen, children, Stephen (Tonya) Troyer, Elkhart, Elaine Egging, Etna Green, Teresa (David) Neff, Nappanee, Ralph Eugene Troyer (Tim Truesdell) Naples, Fla., grandchildren, Terry, Noah, Courtney, Adam, Ashley, Mary, Carrie, Sarah, Rachel, Michael, Grace and Dakota, 22 great-grandchildren and a brother, Mervin (June) Troyer, Millersburg.
Preceding him in death are his parents; son-in-law, Bert Egging, grandson, Christopher Troyer, brothers, Omer Troyer, Melvin Troyer, Elmer Troyer, sisters, Edna Gingerich and Gladys Christner.
Marion was owner/operator of the Clinton Center Sawmill; owner/operator of Troyer Studio of Goshen, purchased in 1963 from Ned Lacey, business partner, Lyman (Sherry) Hug took over when Marion retired.
A member of 8th Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, Marion served on the church board and was an usher for 30+ years. He was a member of the Evening Exchange Club for over 30 years and a member of the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Marion served on the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board, was a past Parade Marshall, director of the Elkhart County 4-H Museum and was the official Fair Photographer for 40+ years. He received Exchange Club Golden Deed Award and was historian of the year. As a member of the Goshen Historical Society, Marion donated all his historical negatives dated back to the WWI era.
Private family visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 31, and one hour prior to the 2 p.m. private family funeral service on Saturday, August 1, 2020, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Mike Hertsel, grandson, will officiate along with Pastor Brenda Sawatzky Paetkau. Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Elkhart County 4-H Historical Museum.