Marvin Moore, 83, of Mitchell died Monday, May 13, 2019, at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Woonsocket.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7:00 PM at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Marvin L. Moore was born March 25, 1936 in Mount Vernon, SD to A.M. and Francis (Newton) Moore. He was raised on family farms in the Mount Vernon and the Mitchell areas and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1955.
Marvin married Donna Thurman on February 5, 1956. The two lived in the Chicago area while Marvin served two years in the Army. Marvin and Donna then made their home on a farm near Loomis, SD where they raised their two children, Bryan and Devonne.
Marvin farmed until 1976 but continued raising cattle and hay for many years. He also took on several part-time jobs, including the Mitchell sale barn and driving truck.
Upon full retirement he enjoyed restoring his 1948 Ford, hunting, trapping and reloading ammunition.
Marvin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Donna, brother Wally Moore, son Bryan (Brenda) Moore and daughter Devonne (Glen) Sommer, six grandchildren: Levi (Colleen) Connell, Ashton Connell (Jeremy), Seth Hauge, Max (Katrina) Hauge, Marie (Mike) Mickelson, Lee Hauge and eight great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Lannie.