Marvin was born Oct. 6, 1923 at Le Mars, the son of Louis and Marie (Anderson) Heyl. He married Lenore Ketterling Dec. 19, 1946, in Lamoure, N.D., where they lived for a year before moving to Hatton, N.D., where they resided for three years.
Marvin was manager of Council Oaks Food stores in Le Mars, George and Sibley for 14 years. After doing that he and his family moved to Wausa, Neb., for three years and then moved to Fort Dodge for three years.
Following that he was produce manager of Randall's Super Value in Le Mars, for 15 years.
He and Lenore later managed Motel 6 in Sergeant Bluff, and managed Interstate Apartments in South Sioux City, Neb.
In May 1991 Marvin and Lenore moved to Kingsley, Iowa where they retired.
Marvin was a member of First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, where he was known for giving anyone and everyone a hard time. He loved to see and spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughter, Sylvia Lindgren and her husband, Stan of Kingsley; five grandchildren, Michael Lindgren, Kimberly (Brad) Tusa of St. Louis, Mo., Nikki Foster and special friend, Curtis Motz of Kingsley, Taylor Lindgren of Kingsley, and Dreysen Lindgren of Kingsley; three great-grandchildren, Shaylee and Addilyn Foster of Kingsley, and Gavin Tusa of St. Louis, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews along with several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lenore; two brothers; two sisters, and a grandson-in-law, Aaron Foster.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Friday) at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial was in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday, from 5-7 p.m., with the family present during this time, followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley.