Marvin L. “Beaver” Cain, age 88, of Plymouth, WI, passed away early on Monday morning (May 21, 2018) at the Atrium Post Acute Care Center in Plymouth.

Marvin was born on July 23, 1929 in Plymouth, WI a son of the late Leo and Margaret (Massman) Cain.

He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1948 and was a great athlete in many sports.

Marvin served in the National Guard as a Sergeant with Company D, 2nd B.G. 127th infantry and with the Wisconsin National Guard 32 Division Company K 426th Infantry.

On June 6, 1953 he married Donna Mae Markwardt at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Marvin was a long-time member of St. John Lutheran Church and served as an Usher in the Church for many years.

Marvin worked at the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company “A & P” Grocery Store in Plymouth in the produce department and as an assistant supervisor from 1948 until 1968. He then transferred to the Dairy Division where he was Packaging Division Supervisor from 1968 until 1982, working a total of 35 years for the company.

In 1983, he became an Insurance Agent for Rural Mutual Insurance in Plymouth for 14 years retiring in 1997. He greatly enjoyed working with people and helping them meet their insurance needs and many times their personal needs as well.

Marvin was also very civic minded and enjoyed serving as an Auxiliary Policeman in the City for many years and on the Plymouth City Council from April of 2004 until April of 2008. Marvin was a member of the Sheboygan County Farm Bureau since 1956 and was a former member of the Plymouth Rotary Club and Plymouth Triad.

Marvin was an avid sportsman and loved to hunt, fish and camp. In his younger years, he enjoyed skiing all over the United States and was an accomplished ski jumper. He was one of the founders of Nutt Ski Hill in Plymouth where he served as a Ski Instructor.

He is survived by his wife: Donna Mae of Plymouth; Son: Scott (Tina) Cain; Daughters: Debra (Keith) Abraham and Julie(Greg) Moeller; Grandchildren: Amanda Abraham, Karrie Abraham and Kimberly (Jerimiah) Husko; Sara (Matt) Stiller, Brett (Stephanie) Schaefer and Hannah Mae Schaefer; Great grandchildren: Micah, Amara and Ariella Husko, Micah and Bailey Stiller and a special nephew Andy (Debbie) Andrews. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Marvin was preceded in death by: His parents: Leo and Margaret Cain; Sister: Eunice Primm; Parents-in-Law: Byron and Arleen Markwardt; and Brother-in-law: Kenneth Markwardt.

Funeral services will be held on Friday Afternoon (May 25, 2018) at 1:00 P.M. at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth.

Rev. Nathan Meador, Pastor of the Church will officiate. A gathering of friends and family will be held in the school cafeteria immediately following the service. Burial will be in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the church on Friday morning (May 25) from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in Marvin’s name to St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

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