Marvin Lee Davis

Longtime resident Marvin Lee Davis, 89, passed away on Oct. 19, 2023, at the Parkview Hospital in Pueblo, Colo.

Marvin was born on Dec. 20, 1933, to PH “Bud” and Ethel (Coop) Davis in Monte Vista, Colo. Marvin married Helen Anderson on Aug. 29, 1954, at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Monte Vista, Colo. They were married for 69 years and were able to raise a family and travel.

Marvin enjoyed being a farm machinery salesman for most of his life throughout the San Luis Valley, and enjoyed all the people he came in contact with. He was an active board member of Tri-County Senior Citizen, a former Jaycee of Monte Vista, a member and President of the Kiwanis Club of Center, and his entire life an active member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Monte Vista. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing and was known for always having a full creel at Santa Maria Reservoir.

Marvin is survived by his wife Helen, his children; Janet Spruce of Mansfield, Texas, Daniel and (Barbara) Davis, of Monte Vista, Colo., and Cindy Davis of Brighton, Colo., eight grandchildren, five great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and his brother Leo (Jane) Davis, and brother-in-law Ken (Dallas) Anderson.

Marvin was preceded in death by both of his parents, his parents-in-law Harry and Ruth Anderson, his sister and brother-in-law Betty and Wayne Jefferson, his brother-in-law Wayne Anderson, his infant son Stephen, and his son-in-law Bill Spruce.

A Funeral Service will be held 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Monte Vista, Colo. Interment to follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to MV Ambulance or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church toward youth activities.

Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements. To leave online words of comfort, condolences, and remembrances for Marvin’s family, please visit