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Marvin Otto Brooks
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1911
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 7, 2005
Coarsegold
Madera County
California, USA

Sierra Star - (Jun/9/2005)

Marvin Otto Brooks passed away May 7, 2005. He was 93.
Mr. Brooks was born Dec. 6, 1911 in Gracemont, Okla. He moved to California in 1939 and worked in El Centro. He helped to build the All American Canal.
He then worked in Los Angeles as a traffic officer for the Los Angeles Police Department and also worked at a chrome plating plant.
In 1940, while married with three children, Mr. Brooks was drafted into the United States Army.
After World War II, the Brooks family moved to Modesto and lived there for 14 years. Mr. Brooks worked in the Modesto Hospital as a psychiatric technician.
Mr. Brooks owned a landscape business as well as a cafe in Ceres.
From 1957 to 1980, Mr. Brooks lived in Clovis. He was a full-time Knapp Shoe salesman for 30 years. He achieved the number one salesman position in California.
Mr. Brooks moved to Indian Lakes in 1981 and built his last home while he was in his 70s. When he moved to Indian Lakes, he met his good friend Jim Mulle and the pair shared stories from their lives.
Mr. Brooks is survived by his wife, Imogene; children, Steven Brooks and Debbie Brooks, as well as Bob, Shirley and Kathrin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Frazier Brooks (1886 - 1982)
  Dalia Alice Hodges Brooks (1891 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Opal Irene Brooks Tharp (1909 - 1978)*
  Marvin Otto Brooks (1911 - 2005)
  Rawleigh Otis Brooks (1913 - 1985)*
  Lewis Owen Brooks (1917 - 1949)*
  Odena Brooks (1921 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Santa Nella
Merced County
California, USA
Plot: SECTION C-12 SITE 52
 
Created by: steve brooks
Record added: Feb 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65153120
Marvin Otto Brooks
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Marvin Otto Brooks
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Marvin Otto Brooks
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 Added: Feb. 6, 2011
 
 
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