OBITUARY

Marvin Owen Poupard

July 8, 1935March 4, 2013

MARVIN OWEN POUPARD 7/8/1935-3/4/2013

Marvin went home to be with the Lord on March 4, 2013. Marvin was born in Detroit, MI to Harold and Laura Poupard. At a young age Marvin lost both his parents and was raised by his grandmother and aunt.

On January 7, 1954 Marvin enlisted in the Air Force and served on the flight lines as a re-filler during the Korean conflict. After an honorable discharge, Marvin and the love of his life, Sylvia lived in Sturgis, MI where he worked for a milk processing plant. In 1962, the family moved to Merced, CA. Marvin worked with his father-in-law, Arthur James at Merced Awning and Drapery. In 1966, Marvin went to work for PG&E, where he dedicated 27 years as a meter reader and a customer service representative, until he retired in 1992.

Marvin was a member of the Hornitas Lodge 98; Merced Elks Lodge 1240; Merced Old Timers Assoc.; and Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sheryl Moore; adopted son, Mathew Johnson; sister, Audrey Radford; and brother, Donald Poupard.

Marvin is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sylvia Poupard; brother, Art (Rosie) Poupard; daughter, Terry (Mark) Roduner of Merced, CA; grandchildren, Angela Amaral of Gustine, Kristi (Fred) Morales of Merced, Phillip (Lisa) Sargent of Atwater, Mark Jr. (Patrice) Roduner of Stockton, and Scott (Liz) Roduner of Merced; and 12 great grandchildren.

A celebration of Marvin’s life will be held on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:00am at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 1455 E. Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA. Burial services will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella, CA on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 12:30pm.

Memorial contributions can be made to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church youth groups.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, March 8, 2013
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Marvin Owen Poupard

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Leonard and Cherie Mattos

March 12, 2013

Syl, Leonard and I were so sorry to hear about Marv-he was a wonderful husband, father, and friend. Our deepest sympathy and thoughts to you and your family.

Jonnie Lucas

March 12, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know about it until today 3/11. Marv was always such a sweet loving person to everyone. I know you will miss him terribly. My thoughts are with you and your family. Love to you.

Leonard & Cherie Mattos

March 10, 2013

Syl, We were so sorry to hear about Marv's passing. He was such a wonderful friend, always had a smile on his face. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

March 8, 2013

Syly,my deepest sympathy to you and family.
Clay Phillips

Harold & Rita Bagdonas

March 8, 2013

Sylvia, Our condolences on the passing of Marvin. We enjoyed a lot of good times with you and Marvin in the Roaming Elks.

Olga Martinez

March 8, 2013

Sil, My Heart aches for you at this time in your life... I often think of you and Marv and how WONDERFUL He was to your mother Margaret.. He loved her so, and NEVER forgot to metion how he married his long time bestfriend, childhood sweetheart... God Bless you Silvia, You and your family...OlgaOlga

Maria Hannah (Cowie)

March 7, 2013

Terry, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. There was never a day that your dad didn't give me a hug when we saw each other. He was such a sweetheart.

March 7, 2013

dear syl our love and prayers are with you. art and rosie

Rose Peirce

March 7, 2013

Sylvia-Sorry to hear of the passing of your best friend and husband. My thoughts and prayer are with you.

TONY GREEN

March 7, 2013

DEAR SYL, SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MARV'S PASSING. HE WAS ALWAYS A GREAT FRIEND TO ME & OUR FAMILY, ALWAYS THERE THRU THE GOOD & THE BAD. HE IS A GOOD MAN & WILL BE TRULY MISSED. i'M SO GLAD WE GOT TO SPEND A LITTLE TIME WITH YOU BOTH LAST OCTOBER. OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO YOU & THE FAMILY. TONY & MARY GREEN