Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home; siblings, Lynn, Duane, Gayle, Carol, & Fay; other relatives, loved ones and friends.Services will be 10 am, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Oakland Cemetery Pavilion with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Marvin LeRoy Kjelstrom, 80, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Poteau. Marvin was born January 22, 1936 in Salt Lake City, UT to Axel & Juanita (Lassiter) Kjelstrom. He was retired from the US Army. He was a Vietnam veteran; receiving 3 bronze stars among other awards and commendations. Marvin spent 20 years in oil service companies in Texas and Louisiana. After retiring he began working on genealogy compiling a large file of research that includes Choctaw families of Oklahoma. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; son, David; and siblings, Kelly, Allan, Sherrill, Verdell.