Marvel Veronica Ely, 91, of Ravenna Michigan, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Gatesville, Texas. Funeral services will be held at a later date in her home state. Throop Funeral Home Ravenna, Michigan will oversee services. She will be laid to rest at Sullivan Township Cemetery in Ravenna, Muskegon County, Michigan.
Marvel was born October 11, 1930, in Brampton, Michigan to the late Edward Nicholas and Ruth (Besson) Eagle. She graduated high school and married Robert D. Ely in June of 1949. They were married 55 years until his passing July 27, 2004.
Marvel was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Douglas Ely.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Sherry Ely Whitlow and husband, Roger Crain of Gatesville, Texas, Randy Ely and wife, Julie of Ravenna, Michigan, Duane Ely and wife, Martha of Walhalla, Michigan, and Troy Whitlow of L'Anse, Michigan; and a daughter-in-law, Margaret Ely. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Kelly Karns, Coty Whitlow, Laura Sidarous, Quinn Whitlow, Keith Ely, John Ely, Robert Ely, Scott Ely, Matthew Ely, Jeannie Ely, Theresa Ely, and Michael Ely and multiple great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.