Marvin Hogue, born March 15, 1931 to Theodore and Elizabeth Hogue, in Bismarck, North Dakota, passed away at his home on March 18, 2021.
Marvin and his family moved to Sequim in his youth, before settling permanently in Poulsbo. Marvin was a North Kitsap High School Graduate, where he excelled in Basketball. He met and married Joan Herrick, also of Poulsbo, where they raised four children.
Former owner and Head Diesel Mechanic for North Kitsap Gravel, Marvin worked long hard hours to provide for his family. He spent his final working years with Fred Hill Materials.
When not working, Marvin enjoyed many recreational activities, which included fishing (most of the time with longtime friend Larry Aske) , crabbing and shrimping, gardening and especially teaching his great granddaughter Sydney how shrimping is done. He loved watching his grandchildren and great granddaughter’s play ball, or any sport for that matter. Marvin was a well-known man of the community. He was life time member the Sons of Norway. He spent many hours after work attending his grandsons and granddaughters Soccer and Baseball games. Rarely did he miss a game.
His home ( first homesteaded by his grandfather in law Edward Espelund,) was a refuge for all, as well as the place for family celebrations and holiday’s, anyone who came in was FAMILY, you were never a stranger. That area in Lemolo was known as Ed’s Corner.
He is survived by four children: Duane Hogue, Darrell Hogue, Darla Ball and Dawn Torrey, seven grandchildren Jason Gravatt, Aaron Hogue, Sara Gravatt, Ryan Eastman, Jarrod Hogue, Alison Eastman, Stuart Smith and ten great-grandchildren Sydney, Caroline, Charlotte, Ellie, Kennedy, Kendra, Lexi, Theodore, Haley and Joey. and many more that called him grandpa .He is predeceased by his wife Joan Herrick- Hogue, his mother Elizebeth- Ingram Hogue, His father Theodore K. Hogue and his sister Joan King. A memorial is being planned for a later date.
He will be missed by his family and friends!