Olen Marshall Vining III, 77, of Fargo North Dakota passed away on November 13, 2022, after a short but difficult battle with heart disease.
Marshall was born in Fort Wayne Indiana on June 21, 1945. He graduated from Bushnell High School as valedictorian.
Marshall was married to Jeanie Mehlhoff on November 27, 1965, in New Rockford, ND; they were married 57 years.
Marshall served in the Unites States Army as a Sargent in Vietnam prior to working at multiple positions for Border States Electric for 35 years. After retirement, Marshall enjoyed more time working with his hands, and activities that allowed him to spend time with friends and loved ones. He was also actively involved in the VFW Cooties.
Marshall is survived by his wife Jeanie, his daughter Michelle (Adam) Hamm, Crystal Lake, Illinois, and son Aaron (Melanie) Vining, Oro Valley, Arizona. In addition, he leaves behind his four grandchildren, Wyatt, Halle, Brodie, and Riley; along with siblings, Donna (Eugene) Jenson, Daniel (Belinda) Vining, Mary Vining, Doreen (Rolf) Sullivan; and several nieces and nephews.
Marshall is preceded in death by his father (Olen), mother (Alice) and brother (Mark Vining)
Visitation: Friday 2 - 3 pm in West Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: Friday, November 18, 2022, at 3:00 PM in West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND. Military Honors provided by ND National Guard and West Fargo VFW Post #7564.
Burial: Monday, November 21, 2022, at 12 Noon in Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND
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