MARVIN R. BECKMANMarvin R. Beckman, 81, of Floodwood, passed away May 31, 2012, in his home surrounded by his family and friends.
Marvin R. Beckman, 81, of Floodwood, passed away May 31, 2012, in his home surrounded by his family and friends.
Marv was born March 22, 1931, in Superior, to Andrew and Elma Beckman and raised in Floodwood. He served in both the Navy and the Air Force and was discharged in August of 1953. His career began in construction and trucking and ended as an Assessor with St. Louis County. On Feb. 25, 1956, he married Donna Anderson in Braham, Minn., and was married to her for 56 years until his death.
Marv was an active member of the VFW in Floodwood and Post 8510 in Hibbing. He was an officer in the U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary and a life member of the Elks Club in Duluth.
He enjoyed bowling, golfing, RVing, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and boating.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Norman.
Marv is survived by his loving wife, Donna; children Terry and Marva (Tony Lasky) Beckman, both of Duluth; grandson Terry; brother Jim (Jeri) of California; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, in Hope Lutheran Church in Floodwood. Inurnment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Van Buren Township with Military Honors accorded by the Floodwood VFW Honor Guard.
Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.
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