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Marion Nulf


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Marion Nulf, 79, of Roswell, New Mexico, peacefully passed away at his home, on February 17, 2021 surrounded by his family.

He was born to parents, Kenneth and Mabel Viola Nulf on January 3, 1942, in Wolflake, Indiana. Marion graduated from Wolflake High School.  Marion enlisted in the Air Force in 1961, after high school, and the Air Force brought him to be stationed at Walker AFB, Roswell, New Mexico.

In Roswell, Marion met the love of his life Elena Maria Nulf (Helen). He married Helen, the love of his life for 45 years, on November 7, 1964 and would raise two children, Elizabeth Nulf and Marion Nulf Jr.  He later received a Bachelor of Business Administration Major Accounting from Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM. He went on to take the CPA exam, first time sitting for exam he passed scoring in the top 10 percent Nationwide. He was presented with several offers for positions from several accounting firms but his lovely wife insisted on remaining near family in Roswell, New Mexico.

After working for CPA firm, Marion decided to open his own accounting business, which was in business in Roswell, NM for over 40 years. He enjoyed his work and pursued other business ventures over the years, he was the owner of a sign company and Old West Package Store.

Marion was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church and loved the Lord. He made time out of his busy practice to read the Bible every night to his granddaughter Jessica.

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Marion was also a member of the Roswell Sertoma Club where he served as President for a year and Treasurer for several years. Marion served on the Roswell City Council in the 1980’s and participated on the Economic Development Committee.

Marion was an avid reader, he woke to a stout cup of Maxwell House coffee and the Roswell Daily Record and in fact he would quiz his granddaughter on the children’s section published every Wednesday.   

He enjoyed playing checkers and chess with his grandson Devan on the weekends. Marion also enjoyed his annual deer or elk hunts with son Marion Jr. and his several nephews. Most often Marion enjoyed his clients, which over the years became friends, and mentoring his daughter who worked alongside him for thirty years.

Marion is preceded in death by wife, Helen, son Marion Nulf Jr, father Kenneth Nulf, mother Mabel Viola Nulf, brother Donald Nulf and brother Phillip Nulf as well as nephew and best friend John Garcia.

He is survived by sister Evelyn Nulf of Fort Wayne, Indiana, brother David Nulf and wife Nancy Nulf of Syracuse, Indiana, daughter Elizabeth Nulf, of Roswell, granddaughter Jess Sanchez and fiancé Adriano Lujan of Albuquerque, NM, grandson Devan Valenzuela and fiancé Tiffany Marie of Roswell, great-granddaughter Jayde Valenzuela and several nephews and nieces.

In remembrance of Marion Nulf, graveside services will be held at South Park Cemetery on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM.  He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed! In lieu of flowers, the family ask for donations to be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation of New Mexico.

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