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Stephen Joel Marx

May 5, 1950 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 70)

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Stephen Joel Marx, a resident of Odenton, MD, suddenly passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020. He was 70. Stephen was born on May 5, 1950 in Detroit, MI, and was the son of the late Herman H. Marx and Carolyn (nee Meehan) Marx.

Steve taught for five years after graduating from Michigan State University. He then joined the U.S. Customs Service working as an Inspector for 5 years then a Special Agent and Resident Agent in Charge for 21 years. When he retired from Customs he immediately went to work at DEA as a Contract Computer Forensic Examiner. After his second retirement he developed a Police Computer Forensics Lab in Ludington, MI which he ran, and trained officers until 2017. Steve was always involved in whatever community he lived in, volunteering with the Cub Scouts when his sons were young and being very active in various HOAs, on Covenant Committees, as President, and most recently as treasurer. He was always eager to help anyone with computer issues. Everything he did was for his family and community. 

Stephen is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Janet Marx of Odenton, MD; two loving sons, Adam Marx (Melanie) of Odenton, MD and Jordan Marx (Jessica) of Jessup, MD; two cherished grandchildren, Calvin and Rayna Marx; two devoted brothers, Alan Marx (Cindy) of West Bloomfield, MI and Greg Marx (Bridgett) of West Palm Beach, FL; in laws Tom (Ann) Selby of Haslett, MI; Peg (Bill) Pearson of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic;  Dave (Deb) Selby of Omaha, and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ludington Police Department, Digital Forensics Lab (D.F.L.), 408 Harrison Street, Ludington, MI 49431.


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