Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave, Marysville, WA


Marvin Joseph Napoleon Jr.

October 22, 1951November 27, 2019

Marvin Napoleon Jr was born October 22, 1951 in Bremerton, WA to Marvin Napoleon Sr. and Susie (Joseph) Napoleon. Marvin went to be with the Lord the afternoon of November 27, 2019 in Arlington, WA.

He graduated from Olympia High School in 1969. He then continued his education and attended college at Eastern Washington where he graduated with his Bachelor's degree. He worked for our people helping the government form the Indian Child Welfare. He was one of the first Native Americans to help. He retired in 1989. For the last 30 years he loved spending time with his family and friends, traveling in his motor home. He later settled in Tulalip in 1997.

Marvin loved his four legged babies. He would take them for their daily walks around the neighborhood. He loved going to bingo, and taking pictures. You never seen him without a camera. He loved watching the Yankees and the Seahawks play. He never missed a game. He enjoyed going to all kinds of events and luncheons.

He leaves behind his spouse Alice Sanchez; sons Joseph Napoleon, Richard Sanchez; sister Rose (Napoleon) Sicade; grandchildren, Kaylee Napoleon, Richard Sanchez Jr. and Jadin Sanchez; nephew, Frederick Sicade Sr.; and nieces Leandra Napoleon and Tara Parks. He is entering heaven with his parents, Marvin and Susie Napoleon Sr; daughter Jessie Napoleon; brothers Ron, Don, Terry, Henry, and Sam Napoleon; sister Ruthanne Napoleon; and his two dogs Bear and Feather; niece Susan Jones; nephew Stanton Sicade Sr; aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with an Interfaith Service to follow at 6:00 PM at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services will be held Friday at 10:00 AM at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.


6 December

Funeral Service

10:00 am

Tulalip Gym

6700 Totem Beach Rd
Tulalip, WA 98271


  • Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019


Marvin Joseph Napoleon Jr.

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