Marvin P. Courter, age 87, passed away December 10, 2013. Marvin was proud to have served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. He was the beloved husband of the late Grace C. Courter; loving father of Karin (the late George) Ball, Lois (Kirk Jourdan) Blackwell, and the late Donna (the late Thomas) Battaglia; devoted grandfather of Jeffrey (Laura) Ball, Brian (Lillie) Ball, Jennifer (James) Chambers, Sherry Ball, Matthew (Tina) Blackwell, Lori Blackwell, Thomas Battaglia II, the late Andrew Battaglia, and Jamie Battaglia; proud great-grandfather of Danielle Ball, Andrew Chambers, Nicole Blackwell, Rebecca Blackwell, Paige Blackwell, Thomas Battaglia III, Hailee Battaglia, Ashley Battaglia, Katie Battaglia, Mariah Olivares, and Breanna Olivares. Visitation Thursday, December 12, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a funeral service held at 7:00 p.m. at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com.