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Graveside Service

Elmwood Cemetery
Saturday May 21st, 2022

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Marlyn J. Vik, Jr.

Marlyn Juan “Butch” Vik, Jr., 72, of Omaha, died peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2022, in Omaha.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul. The Rev. John Doolittle will officiate. Military honors will be provided by Carl Mogensen American Legion Post 119 of St. Paul and the U.S. Army Funeral Honors Team.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.

Marlyn was born on Sept. 29, 1949, in Hills, MN, the son of Marlyn J. and Marian A. (Falken) Vik, Sr.

Marlyn graduated from St. Paul High School in 1967. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1970 and served in Berlin. He was discharged in 1972.

Marlyn was known to family and hometown friends as Butch, and to Omaha friends as Marley. He lived in Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte and Omaha. Marlyn worked the predominance of his career in the food distributing business as a sales, supplier, and buyer. In later years he volunteered, worked and managed the VFW and Legion Hall in Millard, NE.

Marlyn enjoyed playing golf, cooking, music (particularly blues), watching police dramas and socializing with his friends and family over a good meal and pie.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Erin and Jennifer Vik of Omaha; granddaughter, Isabel Vik; brother, Tom Vik of Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Tim Shindle of St. Paul; nieces, Mandy Carr of Lincoln, Sarah Roehl of Lincoln and Katie and Brad Clapper of Bellevue; and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Christine Vik.

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A candle was lit in memory of Marlyn Vik, Jr.

John & Julie Nelson May 12 2022 9:58 PM

Laurie and Don ❤️

Laurie May 11 2022 10:43 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marlyn Vik, Jr.

Cherie Castagno May 11 2022 9:21 AM

To lose your Dad is too heavy to describe, let alone find comfort. But your Dad lived well and left us all a beautiful, lasting legacy. Our hearts and prayers are with you. If we can do anything, please let us. With Love and Sympathy, John, Barb, Luna and Sugar Pie.

John Rogers May 10 2022 3:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Marlyn Vik, Jr.

Sara Washburn May 10 2022 2:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Marlyn Vik, Jr.

Candace Tenopir May 10 2022 1:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Marlyn Vik, Jr.

Lynda Vik May 10 2022 12:59 PM