Marvin Glen Reynolds
Former Aspen resident Marvin Glen Reynolds died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, following a brief illness, in Rifle, Colo. He was 84.
Marvin was born Oct. 7, 1926 in Hardin, Colo. to Lloyd and Mabel Reynolds.
He was the sixth of seven children. He attended school in Kersey and Greeley, graduating in 1945 from Greeley High School. He joined the Army Air Corps and served In the Philippines during World War II. Following his service, he returned to marry Ruth Simpson. They had three children.
In 1962, Marvin moved to Aspen, Colo., where he met and married Sanna Everest. They lived in Aspen for the next 27 years. Marvin worked as a contractor and served as the Pitkin County building inspector. In 1987, Marvin and Sanna retired to Rifle.
Marvin was an avid outdoor enthusiast and loved hunting and fishing with friends and family. He was a life long member of the Aspen Elks Lodge.
Marvin is survived by a brother, Frank Reynolds of Greeley; sisters Rosalie Pivonka of Greeley and Jean Lindborg of Oakland, Calif.; and daughters Cathy Reynolds and Susan White, both of Grand Junction. He has six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Sanna, and his son, Ray Reynolds.
A memorial service will be held at the Colorado State Veteran’s Nursing Home, 851 E. Fifth St. in Rifle on Friday, July 16 at 10 a.m. Internment will be the following week at Aspen Grove Cemetery in Aspen, Colo. Those who wish to do so may contribute to the Marv Reynolds Memorial Fund in care of the Colorado State Veteran’s Nursing Home.
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