Marvin Dale Andreen

Born: Mon., Feb. 28, 1949
Died: Sat., Jul. 29, 2017


Funeral Service

10:30 AM Thu., Aug. 03, 2017
Location: First Baptist Church


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Marvin Dale Andreen, 68, passed away at his home in Thermopolis, surrounded by his wife and children, July 29, 2017 after a battle with cancer.

Born February 28, 1949 in Thermopolis, he was one of 13 children of Frank and Lucille (Gifford) Andreen.  After graduating from Thermopolis High School he attended Sheridan College graduating with an Associate Degree in Agriculture.

On June 1, 1969 he married Sandra L. “Toni” Fuller in Thermopolis.  To this union was born five children.

In Marvin’s early years he farmed on his own and for Wilson Ranches in Hot Springs County. Serving on the Hot Springs County Weed and Pest Board for three years, he was hired by Weed and Pest and served as supervisor for 18 years.  He retired after 30 years.

A 17 year member of the Thermopolis Volunteer Fire Department he was Fire Chief for 10 years.  Marvin was a member of the Hot Springs Conservation District many years.  His hobbies included woodworking, building various projects, gardening, taking pride in his yard, enjoying his grandchildren and putting up Christmas lights for all the community to enjoy. He rose every day hoping his kids would call needing help with one more project.

Loved ones cherishing his memory include his wife, Toni, of 48 years, sons, Marvin Dale Jr (Ciley), Jim (Ruby) and Brett (April) Andreen, all of Thermopolis; daughters, Kelly Andreen, Thermopolis and Glenda (Todd) Bergener, Bristol, England; brothers, Martin, Thermopolis and Kenneth Andreen, Edgerton, WY; sisters, Christina Kruse, Chinook, MT, Gloria Franzen and Elaine Gearhart, both of Gillette, WY and Margaret Lauer, Cheyenne, WY; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his father, Frank; mother, Lucille; stepmom, Hattie; brothers, Harry, Oscar, Bill, Everett and infant Harold and sister, Dorothy Williams.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 3, 2017, 10:30 AM at the First Baptist Church with Dale Andreen officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Big Horn Basin Cancer Center Transportation Bus,  1025 Ninth Street, Cody, WY 82414  or H.S. Co. Memorial Hospital Foundation, 150 E. Arapahoe, Thermopolis, 82443.    

Charitable donations may be made in Marvin's memory to the following organization:

Hot Springs County Hospital Foundation
150 East Arapahoe, Thermopolis, 82443

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Rees Ready
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Dear Glenda, Kelly & Family,

Just wanted to let all of you know we are thinking of you during this time! We are so very sorry to hear about Marvin's passing!

Thinking of you!
Rees and Amy

Penny Herdt
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Dear Kelly and family - So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. His enthusiasm for life will be missed by many people. Hugs to you, dear.

John and Kay Slane
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
All our prayers and love to you all. You know up until we moved from Grand View just after Marvin was born. I thought we were all were related. Marvin when you get there tell all them folks waiting that the rest of us are coming just save me a seat.

Irun Kiljander
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
You and your family are in my heart and mind. My condolences on the passing of your father

David Mischke
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Toni and family, all friends of my family. Quoting from the Obit. of my great uncle in 1907. " Marvin you will be sorely missed" Give hugs to your family and mine.

Bill & Virginia Slane
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Our Mom & Dad were friends with Frank & Lucille before any of us kids were ever born. We grew up with Marvin's older siblings. I (Bill Slane) was in the same school class in Jr. High and High School with Bill Andreen. Know the whole family. Our hearts go out to you and all the family. wish we could come up, but we live in Utah. Please feel our love and concern from the bottom of our hearts!!

Merrill Metzger
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017
Oh Marvin , you came to my home and you fixed my washing machine and after two hours only charged me 25 dollars . I said it was unfair and I wanted to pay you more and you said no it was more than fair . Marvin you lived a good life and treated everyone fair . Your honesty and love for others was encompassing and your memory will stay with me for the days of my life . May God's speed be upon you now as you rest with the Lord Yeshua (Jesus) Ha Mashiach (the Messiah) And may His Spirit be upon your family .
Merrill Metzger

Barb and Danny Love
   Posted Sun August 06, 2017
We were so sorry to hear about Marvin....we will always remember his off-beat sense of humor and grin...he was a character and will be missed by everyone that knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all....
Danny and Barb Love


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