Marvin J. Kleven, age 79 of rural Walnut Grove, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Westbrook Good Samaritan Society. Marvin J. Kleven was born June 5, 1943 to Henry and Gladys (Kaas) Kleven, at home, in Ann Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Walnut Grove. In 1961, Marvin graduated from Walnut Grove High School and began his lifelong career in farming with his dad, Henry and his brother, Roger. He served in the South Dakota Air National Guard from April 1964 - April 1970, training in Texas and Colorado.