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Darold Luverne "Dutch" Marxen
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1927
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1996
Clay County
Iowa, USA

Darold "Dutch" Luverne Marxen, the son of John Carl Edward and Alice Thu Marxen, was born August 26, 1927, in Graettinger. His childhood years were spent in that community where he received his early education in county schools. He began high school in Ruthven and later graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1945.

He entered the military in 1946, serving with the Army. Following his discharge, he returned to Graettinger where he drove a school bus and was a rural mail carrier. He moved to Spencer in the early 1950's where he worked as a truck driver for Loof Distributing.

On October 24, 1953, he married Mavis Johnson in Jackson, MN. The early years of their marriage were spent in Spencer where he drove a truck for Whittenburg Distributor. In 1963, he opened his own service station, Dutch's Service, which he operated for 10 years. They moved to Spirit Lake in 1976 where he worked for Spirit Lake Redi-Mix. He retired in 1982. They returned to Spencer in 1985.

He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer, Golden-K, where he served as president and the American Legion, Post 33 of Ruthven.

Mr. Marxen was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Family links: 
  Alice Rodella Thu Marxen (1905 - 1985)
  Marvis Genevieve Johnson Marxen (1926 - 2014)*
  Edwin Leonard Marxen (1923 - 1958)*
  Darold Luverne Marxen (1927 - 1996)
*Calculated relationship
Crown Hill Cemetery
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Patricia
Record added: May 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110896659
Darold Luverne Dutch Marxen
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