MARVIN WESLEY REDBURN

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.

ELLSWORTH – Marvin Wesley Redburn, died Sept. 3, 2004, at an Ellsworth hos-pital. He was born in Iola, Kan., June 11, 1928, the son of Edward and Clara (Cooper) Redburn. Marvin attended Beal College and was a C.T.R.C.S. in the U.S. Navy and retired after 25 years of service. He was a life member of the Winter Harbor Lodge No. 192 Masons, Fleet Reserve Association, and worked as an accountant technician at the U.S. Navy Base in Winter Harbor, from which he was retired. Marvin worked for Casper Clark of Sorrento, the Blue Nose Ferry Terminal of Bar Harbor and the Bangor Daily News Bureau in Ellsworth. He lived in West Sullivan for 28 years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Barbara Workman; brothers, William and John Redburn of Missouri; sisters, Mildred Jacobs, Evelyn Watkins, both of Missouri, Verna Hughes of Arizona and Anna Mae Benskin of Missouri; sister-in-law, Mary Thomas and husband, Harvey; brother-in-law, Linwood Workman; niece-in-law, Melissa Eanes and husband, Ty, Velma Walker and husband, Mike, Debra MacQuinn and husband, Joe, Aletha Pung and husband, Andy; nephew-in-law, Stewart Workman and companion, Alice Endre; cousins-in-law; sisters-in-law, Raphael Redburn, Mrs. J.D. Redburn, Mrs. William Redburn; brothers-in-law, Victor Jacobs, Bud Benskin and Glen Hughes. He was predeceased by his parents, daughter, Joyce Diane Redburn; infant son, Wesley Wayne Redburn; sister, Wanda Benskin; brothers, Calvin and Robert Redburn, who were all very special to him. Senior Chief Redburn will also be sadly missed by friends, neighbors and his extended Navy family. Gifts in Marv’s memory may be made to the Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Intensive Care Unit, 50 Union St., Ellsworth, ME 04605. Service of remembrance will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Interment at Gordon Cemetery in Sullivan.

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