Baker City, Oregon
Frances E. “Fran” Marvin, 79, a longtime Baker City resident, died June 5, 2004, at her home.
A memorial Mass will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets in Baker City. Rev. Robert C. Irwin will celebrate the Mass. Following the services everyone is invited to the Parish Hall at the church for a luncheon.
Mrs. Marvin was born June 30, 1924, at Sturgis, S.D., the daughter of Carl Melvin and Lida Elizabeth (Sheldon) Lungberg. In 1943 she graduated from high school in St. Helens. She married Gilbert “Gib” Marvin in St. Helens on Sept. 4, 1948.
Mrs. Marvin worked for the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in budget and finance, retiring in 1986. She also worked for Pioneer Bank part-time, retiring in January 2004.
She is survived by her husband Gib Marvin of Baker City; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Sharlene Marvin of Clackamas; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Gordon Eichman of Centennial, Colo.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Bess Riggs of St. Helens; a brother, Tim Lungberg of St. Helens; sisters and brothers-in-law, Violet and Robert Hoyt of Longview, Wash., and Donna and Bill Goodwin of St. Helens; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Marilyn Lungberg of Puyallup, Wash.; and by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Sally and Dorothy; and by a brother, Carl.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Pathway Hospice through the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 11, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor