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Marvin M. Minard M.M.M.

December 24, 1936 ~ March 3, 2020 (age 83)


Marvin M. Minard M.M.M. (83 years old) went home to be with the Lord on March 3, 2020. He was a resident of Dyer (formerly Hammond) Indiana. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Frances (Lucente) Minard. Proud of his children Deborah (Larry) Kristoff, Walter (Wendy) Minard, Dennis (Betty) Minard, Brian (JoAnn) Minard, Pam Dingman, Michael (Diana) Dingman, Richard (Bernadette) Dingman, 24 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  Siblings Selma (George – deceased) White, Charles (Theresa – deceased)Minard, David Minard, Gloria (Richard) Amundrud. Sisters-in-law: Allene Minard, Louisa (Harry) Baran, Jean (Robert) Lucente, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents Fred and Daisy (Taylor-Graham) Minard, brothers: Tom (Marie-deceased) Minard, RonaldMinard.

Marvin was a devoted Christian. He had a very strong faith that he shared with his family. He looked forward to attending church each week and doing his daily devotions with his wife.He was most happy when he was with his wife and family. Heliked watching the old versions of the game shows on tv. Marvin enjoyed being outdoors, whether camping, riding his tractor, or making treasures for the family in his workshop.

He was member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 20 and Ironworkers Local 63. Marvin was well known as a trouble-shooter and was often sent out to jobs to solve problems. Marvin was so proud of his work and often took his family to see his various completed jobs – his family fondly remembers all the drives through the area as he pointed out his accomplishments.

Friends may call Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church 9516 Kennedy Avenue Highland, Indiana 46322. Please join the family for a time of fellowship and remembering from 9:00 am until 11:00 am (CST).  The celebration of life will be at 11:00 am (CST) at the church. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery Hammond, Indiana. A fellowship lunch at the church will follow the cemetery service.

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March 7, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Celebration of Life
March 7, 2020

11:00 AM

Interment Services following Funeral Service
March 7, 2020

Elmwood Cemetery Hammond, Indiana

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