Marvin was born May 13, 1948, in Webster, South Dakota, to Iver Olaf Iverson and Della Mae Gusenius. After graduation from high school in Lead, South Dakota, he attended college in Provo, Utah. Marvin met Linda Jean Saunders while they were attending college in Provo. They married July 2, 1968, in the Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
They had five children; 23 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Marvin was a wonderful man, who cared a lot and always had time to listen and give advice. He will be remembered for his generosity, kindness, tender-heart and willingness to help others.
Marvin was able to fix mechanical problems and solve problems.
He far exceeded his responsibilities of father, provider and protector.
Marvin will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his wife Linda, brothers Myren (Anne) of San Diego, Lonnie in Utah, and Keith Iverson; sister Laurel (Robin) Lyman of Utah; son Jory (Nicki) of Pasco, Washington; daughters Leslie (Craig) Jones of Otto, LeAnn (Destry) Andrew of Burlington, CoriAnn (Justin) Morgan of Riverton, and Ellie (Aaron) Young in Germany.
Also left to mourn are grandchildren: Camilla (McKay) Hancock of Pocatello, Idaho; Brinna (Taylor) Forsyth of Rexburg, Idaho; Stevie (David) Flores in Mexico; Adam Jones, who is on a LDS mission in South Carolina; Connor Jones, Halli Jones, Camden Jones in Otto; Kylie (Darrick) Chapman of Kennewick, Washington, Jory T, Dallin, Camri, and Cody Iverson of Pasco, Washington; Ranel, Rykael, Raygen, Rulon, and Raiden Andrew of Burlington; Maddie and Jocelyn Morgan of Riverton; Kolby Young, who is on a LDS mission in Salt Lake City; Aaron Jr., Parker, and David Young in Germany. His three great-grandchildren — Weston and Adelynn Chapman and Hyrum Hancock — will only have stories to know their grandpa by.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Otto Cemetery.
Thompson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.