Obituary of Marvin Craun
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Marvin (Shorty) Wayne Craun, the son of Alfred and Ida (Gilbert) Craun, was born on January 2, 1931, in Ocheyedan, IA. He lived his youth in the Harris, IA area and received his education in the Harris Public School system. Following his school years Shorty served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On July 8, 1960, he was united in marriage to Darlene Roggenburg in Sherburn, MN. The couple was blessed with six children: Kim, Tammy, Lisa, Debbie, Lanny , and Doug. Following their marriage the couple resided in Hartley, IA area where Shorty worked as a jack of all trades. He worked as a plumber, electrician, carpenter, and did numerous jobs for local farmers. Shorty passed away at the Community Memorial Health Center Mann Wing in Hartley, on Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at the age of 77. Shorty was a loving husband and a devoted father. He and Darlene had a trailer on Round Lake, MN for over 40 years where they enjoyed fishing with family and friends. Shorty loved to hunt, fish, camp, cruise the streets of Hartley and play lottery pull-tabs. He is survived by his children: Kim Remillard and her husband, Terry, of Hartley, IA, Tammy Haburn of Hartley, IA, Lisa Kinney of Hartley, IA, Doug Popp and his wife, Joy, of Hartley, IA, Lanny Popp of Littlefork, MN; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother Al Duane Craun of Port Townsend, WA; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Shorty was preceeded in death by his parents, his wife, Darlene, and daughter Debbie Nelson. A Celebration of Life Marvin (Shorty) Craun Born ~ January 2, 1931 Died ~ July 9, 2008 Age ~ 77 years 6 months 7 days Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2008 Hartley Funeral Home Chapel Hartley, Iowa Clergy ~ Rev. Steve Campbell Organist ~ Bonnie Linder Congregational Singing “In the Garden” “The Old Rugged Cross” Pallbearers Andrew Kinney LeRoy Steffens Denny Pearson Cliff Roggenburg Howard Borchard Gene Mohni Honorary Pallbearers Denny Leth Jim Thiessen Everon Honken Interment Pleasant View Cemetery Hartley, Iowa Military graveside rites Arthur Kirchhoff Post #288 Hartley, Iowa
Saturday, July 12, 2008 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Hartley Funeral Home Chapel 830 2nd St. N.E. Hartley, IA 51346
Saturday, July 12, 2008 2:00 PM Hartley Funeral Home Chapel 830 2nd St. N.E. Hartley, IA 51346
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