Marvin C. Christensen
Full Name: Marvin Charles Christensen
Place of Birth: Tyler, Lincoln, Minnesota, USA
Father's Name: Fred George Christensen
Mother's Name: Margaret Celia Hensler
Siblings' Names: Raymond, Harold, Florence, Cecelia, Floyd, Leo, Victor, and Margaret (Mrs. Herbert Ongstad)
Marvin was born in Tyler, Minnesota. As a young man he farmed in the Tyler area and in 1951 he moved to Boone, Iowa where he worked as a mechanic. In 1962 he started custom combining and retired in 1977. He then lived and farmed in the Manfred area, with the Herbert Ongstad family, before moving into a housing complex in Harvey. Following his funeral service in 1985 he was buried at the Vang Cemetery north of Manfred.