Marvin James Chenard

Marvin James Chenard 11/14/1928 - 6/16/2013 Marvin passed away Sunday morning after a courageous battle with COPD. He was born in Kingsford, Michigan and after high school he joined the Air Force where he served 23 years and retired in 1971 from George Air Force Base as a Master Sergeant. He worked for 17 years at Victor Valley Union High School District as a Custodian, Grounds Keeper, and Supervisor of Grounds. He retired from Hesperia Unified School District in 1988. After retirement he worked for Desert Irrigation and Desert Auto Body Supply/Drew Carriage. Marv was an avid sports enthusiast; he enjoyed watching his grand- children play in various sports, through the Victor Valley Jack Rabbits, Hesperia Scorpions, and the Sultana Sultans. He also enjoyed watching his favorite baseball teams the Mavericks, Dodgers, and Angels. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ayako "Connie" Chenard. They have two sons, Rick (Millie) Chenard, Mike (Leslie) Chenard, and one daughter, Susan (Kenny) McDiarmid, nine grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. There will be a private family graveside service at Victor Valley Memorial Park.
Published in the Daily Press on June 20, 2013