Marvin Pearson

Marvin Pearson, 88, of Twin Valley, and formerly of Motley, passed away September 27, 2017, at Twin Valley Living Center. 

Services were held Oct. 2 at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples. 

Interment was at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.

Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Home of Staples.

Marvin was born June 7, 1929 in Glover, ND to Sven and Gladys (Cooper) Pearson. He grew up in the Henning area. Marvin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was Honorably Discharged. He married Betty Thornton on June 9, 1952 in Milner, ND. They owned and operated Marv’s Lockers  custom meat processing plant in Nashua. Later, they moved to Motley where Marv worked for Gold’s Turkey Farm. Marv was a proud member of the Army Chapter of the Chosin Few and a longtime member of the VFW in Tintah and Motley Post #124, where he served as Commander. He enjoyed deer hunting, going to auctions, flea markets and especially loved spending time on his hunting land- the “80”.

He is survived by three sons, Craig (Margie) of Hot Springs, SD, Joel of Twin Valley and Colt (Teresa) of Breckenridge and one daughter, Fabia (Danny) Mohn of Yuma, AZ; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Clayton Pearson of IL. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sisters and five brothers.

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