|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1926|
Rock Island County
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2008|
Marvin Paul Bennett was born in Silvis, IL, Feb. 4, 1926; he went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 4, 2008, at his home in Red Bluff.
As a young boy, he moved with his family to Los Angeles. After graduating from high school in Burbank, he joined the United States Navy and served in World War II for four years and later two years in the Korean War. After his discharge from the service, Marvin moved to Red Bluff and began his 42-year career with Pacific Gas & Electric Company. He started in the accounting department and retired as a New Business Representative in Anderson.
In 1952, Marvin married Jeannine Hatfield and in 1964, they moved their family to Anderson where he started a new job position with P.G.& E. They lived in Anderson until 2007, and then moved back to Red Bluff to be closer to family.
Through the years, Marvin was very active in the Anderson city government, serving for many years on the City Council which included 14 years as Mayor of Anderson. He also served on the Anderson Fire Board for 33 years and the Anderson Mosquito Abatement District for 20 years. He also served on LAFCO and was active in many local service organizations.
Marvin is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jeannine of Red Bluff; son, Orin and Clare Bennett, Orangevale; daughter, Pamela and Mike Lindsay, Corning; grandchildren, Todd and Amy Bennett, Copenhagen, Denmark; Stacy Bennett, Sacramento; Alicia and Darren Naiman, Fair Oaks; great-grandchildren, Parker and Nicholas Naiman, Fair Oaks; brother, Jim and Geri Bennett, Redding.
Private services are planned for a later date, with burial at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Marvin's name be made to the Anderson Fire Department.
Published in the Daily News on 11/6/2008
Northern California Veterans Cemetery
Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Nov 06, 2008
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