Obituary: Marvin Edward Marxer

April 17, 1939 - December 14, 2020
Marvin Edward Marxer
Posted at 12:11 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 14:12:29-05

Marvin Edward Marxer (81) of Great Falls, Montana, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away December 14, 2020, at his home.

Marvin was born April 17, 1939, in Great Falls, Montana at Columbus Hospital to Marie and Edward Marxer of Eden. He grew up on the family farm/ranch and graduated from Belt High School in 1957. Heserved in the United States Navy in California for three years. He then returned to Great Falls and began his college education at the College of Great Falls.

Marvin worked three jobs while going to school to pay for his education, including his work for a local grain elevator. He finished college in six years but paid his way throughout, graduating with degrees in business administration and math.

Marvin then went to work for Boeing’s Commercial Airplane Division in Seattle Washington as a systems analyst for two years. He then returned to Great Falls where he worked running computers for First Interstate Bank and then as an agribusiness loan manager for 25 years. After becoming a certified land appraiser, Marvin took an early retirement package from First Interstate and worked part time as a land appraiser. He retired with 30 years of appraisal experience.

Marvin met the love of his life Vanee Tollefson in 1985 while dancing with a singles group in Great Falls. The couple spent many happy evenings dancing to country-western music in the area. When Marvin and Vanee married, he gained a family and was soon attending games and school events for Vanee’s three children Scott, Leslie, and Stephanie Tollefson. His most cherished title was “my dad, my hero, my angel, and my best friend.”

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