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M. Richard Marr

M. Richard Marr

Died: Sunday, December 03, 2006
Age: 83
Former Grosse Pointe Shores resident M. Richard “Dick” Marr, 83, of Bellaire, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility.

He was born Feb. 13, 1923, in Grosse Pointe and graduated from the Detroit University School.

Mr. Marr served in the South Pacific during World War II as a lieutenant junior grade in the U.S. Navy. Following the war, he graduated from Kenyon College.

He had a successful career as an independent insurance agent as the owner of the Marr Insurance Agency in Grosse Pointe. He was a longtime active member of the Grosse Pointe Rotary Club.

At age 55, he moved to Bellaire where he sold real estate for Vacation Properties Network at Shanty Creek for more than 20 years.

Mr. Marr is survived by his three children, William (Carol), Cam (Honer) and Richard (Ann); six grandchildren, Andrew Marr, David Marr, Barbara (Honer) Zaremski, Mark Honer, Katie Marr and Martha Marr.

He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Barbara; and brother, Robert.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 26, at 2 p.m. at the Church In The Hills, Bellaire.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Meadow Brook Foundation, 4543 M-88 Highway, Bellaire, MI 49615 or to The Church In The Hills, 6401 Shanty Creek Rd., Bellaire, MI 49615
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