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 Marvin Hallonquist

Marvin Hallonquist

Birth
Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas, USA
Death 31 Aug 2001 (aged 59)
Mount Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, USA
Burial Leesburg, Camp County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 94697186 · View Source
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~ "Remember Marvin and Smile" ~

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Thank you for visiting Marvin's memorial.
The flowers and visits are so appreciated.

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Marvin, age 59, was the husband of Annette Peckham Hallonquist, and the father of Neal and Cindy. He was the best "Papa Dink" in the world, to his grandchildren: Zack, Joe Ross, Kurt, Sadie & Tessie. He was a great father-in-law too. We miss him so much.

Marvin was the son of Bon Hallonquist & Willie Hallonquist. He was the 6th of seven children. Marvin lost his Daddy when he was 12 years old. He worked hard to help his family and he continued to help his mother "Ma" until she passed away in 1996. Marvin had a heart of gold and he was not afraid to show it. He always thought of others before he thought of himself.

Marvin's Grandfathers:

Great-Great-Grandfather:
Daniel David Hallonquist

Great-Grandfather:
Dr. Frederick Charles Hallonquist

Grandfather:
Laurent Francis Hallonquist




~ ~ Happy Memories of Marvin ~ ~

In 1985, Marvin spent every dime he had saved to build his mother and also his Mother-in-law (Doris) and Father-in-law (M.O.) new homes. He wanted each of the parents to be warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Marvin was a good man.

Marvin loved God and family. He loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and especially his 5 grandchildren.

Marvin knew his time on earth would be short, and he spent all the time he could with each of his grandchildren and he made memories in their hearts to last their entire lifetime. He was so loved and he is so missed.

Marvin used to tell me that he wanted to be remembered. Not a day goes by that we do not mention his name and share a memory of him. Marvin is remembered with love by all of us. He was such a good man.

Marvin cooked for all of us every Sunday for many years. He would grill steak or pork chops, or fry fish, that he always caught fresh from the lake. He was an awesome cook.

Marvin loved family time and playing with all the grandkids in the back yard and taking them fishing at the area lakes.

Every Fall, Marvin would expect us at his house to stack firewood for the winter....and we were always there.

In the early years, Marvin ate supper with us almost every night. I knew very little about cooking, but he always had a polite way of telling me how to cook something better....without hurting my feelings. I'm proud to say that my father-in-law, Marvin, taught me how to cook. Every day I look across our dining room table and wish he was still sitting with us for a meal. Our family was so blessed to have this man for a Daddy, a Papa, and a Father-in-law.

Marvin used to tell me not to buy ice cream...because he wanted the grandkids to have all the ice cream they wanted at "Papa Dink's" house. He would make the simplest of things so special. He filled our hearts with so many happy memories.

Marvin believed in hard work and he stood for God and family and doing what was right. This world is a better place because this good man lived. Marvin was a kind and wonderful person and we miss him terribly.



"He Only Takes the Best"

God saw he was getting tired,
And a cure was not to be.
So he put his arms around him,
And whispered "Come with Me".

With tear filled eyes we watched
Him suffer and fade away.
Although we loved him dearly,
We could not make him stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands put to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best.
~Unknown~


Our lives go on without you but nothing is the same. We have tried to hide our heartaches when someone speaks your name. Sad are the hearts that loved you. Silent the tears that fall. Living our lives without you is the hardest part of all. You did so many things for us, your heart was kind and true, and when we needed someone we could always count on you. The special years will not return when we were all together, but with the love within our hearts you will walk with us forever.



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  • Created by: AnnetteH
  • Added: 2 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94697186
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marvin Hallonquist (1 Feb 1942–31 Aug 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94697186, citing Leesburg Cemetery, Leesburg, Camp County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by AnnetteH (contributor 47896521) .