Marvin Knox, 75, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., died Aug. 19, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 70th and Halifax Aves. N., Brooklyn Center. Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home, 6000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, with KC rosary at 7:30 p.m. Visitation also was one hour prior to mass at the church. Interment was at St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Osseo. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Marvin Knox was born and raised in Burr Oak, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1961. He worked at Honeywell in the Avionics Division for 34 years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Bette; children: David (Mary Kay), Penny (Todd) Travis, Kenton (Laurie) and Cary (Emma); grandchildren: Mitchell, Jacob, Rachel, Sarah, Katie, Alexandria and twins Emma and Jackson; and a multitude of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Frank and Laura and siblings: Mary Ann Ronnfeldt, Maurice and Earl.