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Marvin H. Ostrander

Marvin Ostrander, 87, of Lansing, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Crown Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Cortland.  Born in Varna, NY, on October 26, 1932, he was the son of the late Orry and Ada Johnson Ostrander.  After working for Smith Corona for several years, Marvin went on to retire from the Town of Lansing Highway Department.

Marvin was a lifetime member of the Lansing Fire Department and charter member of the North Lansing Fire Department.  During his service, he was active in the fire police.  In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and NASCAR.

Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, the former Marian Beckley; children, Harold (Kathy) Ostrander, Janice (Bruce) Deigl, JoAnne (Robert) Payne, Ronald (Tammy) Ostrander, and Barbara (Robert) Stamp; twin sister, Mildred Achilles; brother, Donald (Beatrice) Ostrander; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Ostrander, and three grandchildren: Bruce and Jeffrey Deigl and Jeffrey Drake.

Burial will be in North Lansing Cemetery in the spring.

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You will be truly missed papa. You were the highlight of my day when I saw you. Rest easy

Abby Dec 10 2019 12:00 AM

You always made me smile you will be missed very much papa #cna

Meg Dec 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marvin Ostrander

Georgia Wood Eastman Dec 8 2019 12:00 AM