Friday, July 29, 2016

Marvin Kjelstrom

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.

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.



J. Miles said...
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Cindy Alexander said...

Mary, Marvin will be missed by every Kjelstrom along with all his friends and family. I miss you already, Uncle Marvin. Hugs to you Mary for this major loss in your life. Please don't lose touch.

Patricia Kjelstrom said...

Love you Uncle Marvin your gonna be missed
Mary remember your still a Kjelstrom please don't loose touch with the family.