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Marvin Fager

February 25, 1922 — May 5, 2012

MARVIN FAGER, AGE 90, OF LA GRANDE PASSED AWAY MAY 5, 2O12 AT A LOCAL CARE FACILITY. AT HIS REQUEST THER WILL NOT BE A PUBLIC SERVICE. ARRANGEMENTS ARE ENTRUSTED TO DANILES~KNOPP FUNERAL, CREAMATION AND LIFE CELEBRATION CENTER.

MARVIN WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 25, 1922, THE SON OF HARLEY AND MAUDE (SMITH) FAGER IN MOSES LAKE, WASHINGTON. THE FAMILY MOVED TO THE LADD CANYON RANCH IN 1929. MARVIN ATTENDED THE LADD CANYON GRADE SCHOOL THRU THE 8TH GRADE AND THEN GRADUATED FROM UNION HIGH SCHOOL IN 1939.

HE MARRIED VIOLA D. MARTIN IN OCTOBER 1945. SHE PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH IN NOVEMBER 1964. IN MAY 1994 HE MARRIED LORNA OLIVERIA IN LA GRANDE.


MARVIN WAS A LIFE TIME RANCHER AND ORCHARDIST ON HIS RANCH IN LADD CANYON. HE ENJOYED GARDENING AND RAISING FISH IN THE TROUT POND, AND BEING WITH HIS FAMILY,
FROM 1965 TO 1995 HE BUILT MANY FIREPLACES AND MASONRY PROJECTS THROUGHOUT UNION COUNTY. HE LOVED TO PLAY MUSIC WITH FAMILY. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE UNION BAPTIST CHURCH.

SURVIVOR INCLUDES HIS WIFE LORNA, CHILDREN AND THEIR SPOUSES, JANET AND JOHN KELLEY, and BOB AND ANITA FAGER OF LAGRANDE. FIVE GRAND CHILDREN, FIFTEEN GREAT GRAND CHILDREN AND OTHER RELATIVES AND FRENDS. HE WAS PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY BROTHERS, VERN, FRED, HOWARD AND ALBERT. SISTERS, FORENCE PEARSON, LETHA HASSE AND DORIS HASSE.

THOSE WHO WISH TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS IN HIS MEMORY MAY DO SO AT THE UNION BAPTIST CHRUCH.

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