Arvel D. Garrett, 74, of Marinette, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, at his home. He was born March 17, 1939, to Arvel and Ida Garrett.
He graduated from Fort Dodge, Iowa Senior High School. Arvel was a retired Sergeant in the National Guard with over 20 years of service. He was also a custodian for the Peshtigo School District and led many Veterans Day celebrations at Peshtigo Elementary School where he was employed. He was a woodworking hobbyist and for many years, a member of the Military Twenty Year Club.
Arvel is survived by daughters: Deborah Passow of Sacramento, Calif. and Carol Denzin of Marinette; one son, Robert Garrett of Marinette; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Stacey Passow; five brothers; and one sister.
In keeping with his wishes, no services will he held.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements.