Weatherford Democrat


August 16, 2013

Marvin Earl Bolten

FORT WORTH – Marvin Earl Bolten died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.

Memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in Laurel Land Memorial Chapel.

Marvin was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Marvel and Earl Bolten. He was the oldest of five children and was preceded in death by his mother and father. He died in Sturgis, S.D., where he loved to travel every year with his brothers and friends.

Marvin was a journeyman carpenter with Carpenters Union Local 1822. Marvin went on to start Metro Basements and Waterproofing and was a pioneer in the building of underground homes and basements in Texas.

Marvin also served his country as a U.S. Marine and Navy Seabee. He was a licensed air pilot and enjoyed climbing mountains, canoeing rivers and anyhting else that involved adventure and people. Marvin was always planning his next adventure in life. Marvin was loved by his family and many friends, who will miss him dearly. He possessed a passion for traveling the world and never meeting a stranger.

Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Vicki Bolten; daughter, Jenna Renee Hill, of Rhome; son, Jeff Conley, of Houston; grandchildren, Harlin “Trey” Hill III and Laurel Hill; brothers, James Bolten, of Cleburne, John Bolten, of Burleson, and Michael Bolten, of St. Joseph, Mo.; sister, Marvel Michler, of Crowley; and many nieces and nephews who loved Marvin very much.

Laurel Land Funeral Home

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