Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake.
Interment took place at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake, where full military rites were conducted by AMVETS Post 66.
Marvin was born March 12, 1939 in Storm Lake, to Carol and Aletha (Ausborn) Youngdahl. He was baptized as an infant in St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake and later confirmed his faith in the same church in 1952. He received his education in the Storm Lake Community School, graduating from Storm Lake High School with the Class of 1957. He then continued his education at Commercial Extension.
Marvin served his country in the United States Army, entering in November 1961, and he was honorably discharged in November 1963.
On July 10, 1964, Marvin was united in marriage to Marlys Watts in the Rembrandt Methodist Church. The couple was blessed with four children: Brenda, Lyle, Tim and Sheila.
Marvin was an independent businessman, the owner of M-Y Supply, Inc. in Storm Lake for many years before his retirement in 2005. He was a lifelong, faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, where he had served as trustee and money counter over the years. Marvin was a long-time member of the Storm Lake Fire Department, AmVets Post 66 in Storm Lake, V.F. W. Post 6172 in Alta, the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors, the National Fire Protection Association and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carol and Aletha Youngdahl.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Marlys of Storm Lake; daughter, Brenda Miller and husband, Keith of Spencer; son, Lyle Youngdahl of Vermillion, S.D.; son, Tim Youngdahl and wife, Jane of Spencer; daughter, Sheila Youngdahl of Estherville; six grandchildren; and sister, Carolyn Reiling and husband, Ralph of Rembrandt.
The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Those who wish to send on-line condolences to the family may do so via the funeral home website: www.fratzkejensen.com