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Marvin Henry Harmsworth

October 9, 1928 - January 2, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Memorial service will be 12:00, noon, Saturday, January 16, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

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Marvin Henry Harmsworth, 87, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Saturday, January 2. He was born in Riverton, Wyoming to Marvin Homer and Effie Mae (Winkley) Harmsworth.

He went to school in Roundup, Montana. After graduation in 1947, he went into the Navy where he spent time in California, Hawaii, and Washington. He was discharged in 1951.

Marvin moved to Jasper, Wyoming where he met LaNae Sundquist. They were married on July 12, 1952 in Stevenson, Washington.

They moved around a lot while he worked on several construction jobs. They settled in Sweet Home in 1963. After retiring in 1991 from the Sweet Home School District, they traveled for years to 48 states. He loved his family dearly. He loved to carve and give the carvings to his family.

Marvin was a member of Masonic Lodge #202, V.F.W. Post 3437, and Order of the Elks #1972.

He is survived by his wife, LaNae; three daughters: Connie Jahns, Sue Snook and husband Dennis, Julie Adams and husband Doug; two sisters: Frances Bristol and husband Melvin, June Conard and husband Dean; six grandsons: Shane and wife Crystal, Jim, Chad and wife Tiffany, Anthony and wife Brooke, Derek and Michael; and nine great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 12:00, noon, Saturday, January 16, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.