Marvin Erick GAMNIS

Age 73 ~ Beloved Husband, Father, and Grandfather After a courageous battle with cancer, Marv passed away on June 11 in Yuma, AZ. Preceded in death by his parents, Josephine and Erick (from Venjan, Sweden), granddaughter, Hannah. Survived and deeply missed by his loving wife, Beverly; children, Steven of Lewis WI, Joe (Cindy) of Cottage Grove, sons of Betty; grandchildren Matthew, Brandon and Steven; brother Ralph (Pat), sister JoAnn and many relatives and friends. Known to many as Lutefisk Marv, he was an avid fisherman and 35 year employee of 3M. Those who knew Marv will remember his spirit and his helping hand. All his friends would need to do is yell "Hey Marv" and he would run to help. He also was known for his 'world famous' barbecued chicken. A celebration of Marv's life for family and friends will be held on Monday, July 1, from 3:00 -7:00 PM at the VFW Red Barn in Cottage Grove MN.

Published in Pioneer Press on June 16, 2013