Jeffrey Alan Marburger

Class of 1984

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Jeff Marburger

Band (8), Jazz Band, All Star Marching Band, Goon Crew, National Honor Society, Honor Society Treasurer, Boys’ State, Jr. Rotarian, Freedom Forum, OSU Honors Scholar, School Play, Who’s Who, All School Revue.

Jeffrey Alan Marburger

March 14, 1966 – February 25, 2022

Jeffrey Alan Marburger, age 55, of Norman, Oklahoma, was the son of Frank and Jan (Golden) Marburger. He was born March 14, 1966, in Kansas City, MO, and passed away on Friday, February 26, 2022, at Norman Regional Hospital, in Norman, OK.

Jeff grew up in Perry and graduated from Perry High School in 1984. He furthered his education at Oklahoma State University and Southwestern Oklahoma State, earning his doctorate in Pharmacy. Jeff had careers in Pharmacy and being a landman.

Jeff was passionate about music and played throughout school and later played in Perry’s Great Big Band for many years. He was not only an amazing saxophone player, he also played several other instruments, including the piano. Jeff’s greatest love was his family. He was so proud of his nieces and nephews and was their biggest fan at sporting events and other school activities.

Jeff’s friends were like a second family to him. He was loved by many and he was always inquiring about what was happening in their lives. He never hesitated to help others and was often looked to for sound advice. He had a
kind soul and his sense of humor was infectious. He was loving and caring and will be dearly missed.

Jeff’s hobbies included spending time with his family and friends, playing music, cooking, gardening, and cheering for OSU athletics.

Jeff is survived by his mother, Jan Marburger, life partner Phil Lupton, sister Meegan Moore, and sister Carri Smith and her husband Dustin. He is also survived by niece Candice Hogan, nephew Gage Smith and fiance Kenzee, nephew Gavin Smith, great nephews Easton Gorman, Hunter and Gunner Swartz and great niece Addison Gorman.

He is preceded in death by his father Frank Marburger Jr., grandfather Frank Marburger Sr., grandmother Lucille Marburger, and grandmother Jewell Golden.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2022, at Trout Funeral Home Chapel in Perry, OK. Kent Ritchie, of Perry, will officiate.