Marvin Jakes Sr., 85

Marvin Jakes Sr., 85, of Montgomery, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Family Residence in Northfield. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 4 from 3 to 4 p.m. with funeral service following at 4 p.m., all held at St. John Lutheran Church in Montgomery. Interment will be at Bohemian National Cemetery at a later date.

Marvin was born on August 24, 1935, to Adeline (Kuzel) and James Jakes at their family farm in Montgomery. He graduated from Montgomery High School, and was a farmer for 50+ years. Marvin was united in marriage to Irene Spoor, and later divorced.

Marvin enjoyed growing and pruning trees, fixing up homes, fishing, and traveling to Arizona in the winter. Marvin was a member of the Montgomery Lions, Masons, St. John Lutheran Church Council, Bohemian Cemetery Board, Pioneer Power Association, AA Group, and Arizona Mounted Posse.

Marvin is survived by his children, Sandra Sticha of Faribault, Marvin Jr (Mary) Jakes of Montgomery, David (Cindy) Jakes of Montgomery, Steven Jakes of Williston, ND., Kenneth Jakes of Montgomery; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy Kaderlik of Lonsdale.

Marvin is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Robert “Bobby”.

Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at


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