September 8, 1933 – June 8, 2013
Marvin K. Smith, 79, passed away on June 8, 2013, in Des Moines, IA. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel with visitation prior from 11 a.m. until service time. Committal services follow at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Cumming, IA.
Marvin was born October 8, 1933 in Westfield, IA and graduated from Allen High School in Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Army and was deployed to Japan for 18 months. Marvin worked for Western Electric, retiring after 37 years. He married Ellen M. Harkin in 1958 in Cumming, IA.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Ellen; four children, Diane Ronald, Matthew (Kim) Smith, Julie (Paul) Pasutti and Stephen (Carrie) Smith; four grandchildren, Samantha Smith, Abby Smith, Gage Ronald and Carson Smith; and two sisters, Vada Barnes and Shirley Tobias.
Memorials may be given to Bright Kavanagh House.
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