Marvin James Strand, 51, Westminster, Colo., passed away on June 18, 2008. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Newell Cemetery in Newell, and lunch will be served following the memorial service at the Nain Lutheran Church. Friends of Marvin who wish to express their condolences may call 720-254-6304.
Marvin was born on Nov. 26, 1956 in Storm Lake to Irvin and Altabel Strand. He was an Ironworker and Local 24 Supervisor for Ridge Erection.
Marvin made Colorado his home for the past 25 years. He loved the mountains, motorcycle, computers and the Broncos.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Altabel Strand.
Marvin is survived by his father and stepmother, Irvin and Eleanor Strand of McAllen, Texas; one sister, Anita (Jim) McGowan of Jacksonville, Fla.; three brothers, Irvin Bruce (Sylvia) Strand of Rifle, Colo.; David (Ella) Strand of Morrison, Colo.; and Paul (Renee) Strand of Brighton, Colo.; two nieces, three nephews, several aunts and uncles and many friends.
The Strand family wishes to thank everyone for their support.