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Marvin Eugene (Gene) Newman, 69, of Strasburg, beloved father, grandfather and brother, passed away Nov. 29, 2012, in Aurora.
Gene was born June 16, 1943, to Georgia and Rueben Newman.
Gene served in the United States Army as a paratrooper and achieved the rank of Sergeant before being honorably discharged. He worked for several years as a truck driver for Cross Country Pipeline Supply Company before retiring.
Gene is survived by his children, Corey (Lori) Newman, of Rocklin, Calif.; and Kelley Baptista, of Brentwood, Calif.; grandchildren, Ryan and Cody Newman; Joshua, Kelsey, Sara and Andrew Baptista; brothers, Gordon (Jan) Newman, of Brighton, and Raymond (Anne) Newman, of Keenesburg.
Gene was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sarasue Evans-Newman; mother, Georgia, and father, Rueben.
A Celebration of Life is set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Heart of the Plains Cemetery in Roggen.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangments.