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Larry E. Marx

January 16, 1947 June 30, 2019
Larry E. Marx
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Obituary for Larry E. Marx

Mr. Larry Marx, age 72, of Melvin, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at his residence.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, July 13, at 2:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. Pastor Judy Johnson will officiate. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, at the funeral home.

Larry Eugene was born on January 16, 1947, in Metropolis, Illinois, the son of William Paul and Hazel Elizabeth (Skaggs) Harris. He was raised in Metropolis, before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada.

On June 25, 1971, he married Pamela Ann Shaffer in Johnsburg, Illinois. In 1983, they moved to Iowa. She passed away on March 13, 2016, in Hawarden.

Larry was a member of the Melvin American Legion Post and the National Rifle Association. Larry was in the military and served two tours in Vietnam. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mechanical work whether it was vehicles or lawnmowers.

He is survived by three daughters, Dawn Carstens, of Webster City; Kimberly Marx, of Paullina; and Penny, and her husband, Michael Segelke, of Hospers; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a sister, Kathleen Marx, of Las Vegas.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, James Walter Marx; a stepdaughter, Jodi Shaffer, in February of 2017; and a brother, Sonny Marx.


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Family Visitation

Saturday

13

Jul

1:00 PM 7/13/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Oolman Funeral Home - Orange City

216 Albany Avenue Northeast
Orange City, IA 51041

Oolman Funeral Home - Orange City
216 Albany Avenue Northeast Orange City 51041 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

13

Jul

2:00 PM 7/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Oolman Funeral Home - Orange City

216 Albany Avenue Northeast
Orange City, IA 51041

Oolman Funeral Home - Orange City
216 Albany Avenue Northeast Orange City 51041 IA
United States
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