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Marvin Ellingson

d. January 9, 2019

Marvin John Ellingson, age 82, of Austin passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Marvin was born October 18, 1936 in Kasson, MN to Sanford and Ella (Stark) Ellingson. He grew up in Dexter and graduated from Austin High School. He served in the Army for two years. Marvin married Elaine Richardson (Mucha) May 21, 1960 and they had five children, they later divorced. After dating for 21 years he married Corliss Wagner on February 14, 2009. Together they enjoyed attending car shows, stock car races, auctions and many motorcycle rides. In his younger years he farmed with his Dad on the family farm in Dexter. “Hillbilly” was an owner operator of Ellingson Trucking for 45 years and loved his time on the road. Marvin loved spending time with his many friends, he couldn’t go anywhere without running into a familiar face. He was a wonderful Dad and you could count on a weekly call or for him to drop in for a visit. He loved each and every one of his grandchildren with his whole heart and was a kid at heart when he was around them. He is survived by his beloved wife, Corliss; brothers, Stuart (Kaye) Ellingson, Ellsworth (Ann) Ellingson; five children, Richard (Brenda), Waltham, Steven Ellingson, Austin, Susan (Todd) Haroldson, Albert Lea, Sheri (Scott) Oakland, Brownsdale, Kristine (Sean) Brink, Albert Lea; step daughter, Lorri (Matt) Talberg; 13 grandchildren, Amanda, Melissa, Jeff, Samantha, Naomi, Stephanie, Jessie, Aronn, Tyler, Jackie, Elisa, Kameron and Nicholas; 11 great grandchildren. We know your time on earth is finished and you are in heaven driving a semi, driving through unlimited car lots and taking long Harley rides, but you will be missed by so many! A Funeral service will be held 2 pm on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Brownsdale with Rev. Lisa Vick officiating. Friends may call from 2-5 pm on Saturday at Mayer Funeral Home and also one hour before the service at the church on Sunday. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Visitation

Saturday, January 12 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Sunday, January 13 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

United Methodist Church
100 Pleasant St. SE
Brownsdale MN 55918


Service

Sunday, January 13 2019
2:00 PM

United Methodist Church
100 Pleasant St. SE
Brownsdale MN 55918

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