Marvin Joseph Spotted Bear

Marvin Joseph Spotted Bear of Browning, Mont., departed this world on May 17, 2020. Rosary was held on May 22 at the family home in Browning. Funeral mass was Saturday at Little Flower Parish in Browning with burial following at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Heart Butte, Mont.

Marvin was born to George Spotted Bear Sr. and Mary Blackman on Nov. 14, 

1945 in Browning.

Marvin was raised at Big Badger and attended both Big Badger School and 

Browning Public schools during his educational career. He went on to 

work as a custodian for 36 years for Browning School District No. 9 before 


Marvin enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, mechanics, and most 

importantly spending time with his family.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents George and Mary Spotted 

Bear, and his siblings George, Jesse, Gladys, and Fred Spotted Bear.

Marvin is survived by his wife Shirley Ann Monroe-Spotted Bear; their 

children Rachel and Rose-mary Spotted Bear; and granddaughter Katie Rose