Marvin Julson

Marvin Julson, 84, died July 30 at the Pondera Medical Center Extended Care Unit. He had resided there for four years.

Marvin was born Nov. 16, 1928 in Conrad to Albert and Martha Kalgaarden Julson. He was the second of their three children.

He graduated from Conrad High School in 1947.

Marvin was drafted into the U.S. Army in January of 1951. He enjoyed his 16 month deployment to Germany and visited Norway relatives during his time there. He was honorable discharged as a PVT-1 in December of 1952.

Marvin loved to watch the stock car races in Great Falls and sponsored/co-owned a stock car. He enjoyed watching professional wrestling and rodeos.

He had no children of his own, so his endless generosity was shown to his nieces and nephews.

Marvin farmed with his brother Arnold, until retirement in 1988. He then moved to Great Falls. Later, he moved back to Conrad to the Horizon Lodge.

Marvin was a Christian and a member of the Golden West Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his sister Marian Turk; three nephews Albert Turk, Thomas Turk and Albert Juson; and two nieces Wanda Bandow and Sheila Julson.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Arnold Julson; sister-in-law Frieda Julson; and brother-in-law Wayne Turk.

Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service was held Aug. 5 at Golden West Cemetery, east of Conrad per Marvin’s wishes.

The family suggests memorial to Pondera Valley Luthern Church’s 100th Anniversary Celebration of to a memorial of their choice.