Marvin G. Bengtson

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Marvin G. Bengtson

February 12, 1938 • October 23, 2018
Marvin G. Bengtson, 80, of Willmar, Minnesota (formerly of Sunburg) died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.  

Funeral services were 1:30 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2018, at Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Pennock.  Burial was in Lebanon Cemetery in New London.  Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church, Monday.  

Marvin Glen Bengtson was born February 12, 1938, in Swift County, Minnesota, the son of Emmanuel and Anna (Halls) Bengtson. He grew up in the Kerkhoven/Sunburg area, attending country school and helped farmed with his family.

Marvin was united in marriage to Sybil Halleland, September 18, 1960.  They divorced after over 20 years of marriage.  They purchased a farm in the Sunburg area where Marvin farmed and raised livestock, retiring in 2008.

He was baptized June 29, 1938 and confirmed May 18, 1952 at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church.  He was currently a member of Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Pennock.
Marvin enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping in his younger years.   He loved to travel the U.S., and had taken trips to Canada and Mexico.  He also enjoyed visiting with friends, playing cards, dancing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  Marvin was proud of the fact that he spoke Norwegian.

Surviving are his children: Brent Bengtson of Willmar, Missy Bengtson of Pennock, Glenna (and Todd) Nelson of Murdock; six grandchildren: Justin, Zach, Shayla, Jordan, Taylor, Trey; great-grandson, Hayden; sisters and brother: Rosella Fischer of Lake Lillian, Ina (and Harold) Kaiser of Olivia, Marlys (and Reinhold) Kaiser of Lake Lillian, Donald (and Sandy) Bengtson of Pennock and Joyce (and Tom) Hopman of Redwood Falls; and several nieces and nephews.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Elwood, brother-in-law Leonard Fischer; two nephews: Michael Bengtson and Dallas Fischer; and son-in-law, Daryle Zwart.

Arrangements were with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar.


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