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Marvin Floyd BASSETT

Male 1932 - 2012  (79 years)


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  • Name Marvin Floyd BASSETT 
    Born 31 Jul 1932  Vinton, Benton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID B4F12CD758FB7B44B7B407013B2B2DF0B057 
    Died 21 Feb 2012  Marion, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Gazette, February 23, 2012
      Marvin Floyd Bassett

      Marvin Floyd Bassett "Mellow Marv", 79, of Marion, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Village Ridge Assisted Living in Marion. Funeral services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Calvin Sinclair Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids. Family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Marion and one hour before services Friday at the church. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton. Military honors: Vinton American Legion Post 57.
      Survivors include his children, Kathy (Donald) Zimmerman of Marion, Cindy Dreyer of Tipton, Kim (Larry) Hathaway of Cedar Rapids and Craig (Donna) Bassett of Cedar Rapids; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Linda Cole.
      He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, on July 3, 2011; his parents; and siblings, Geraldine (Lloyd ?Tag?) Lyons and Doris (Sherman) French.
      Marvin was born July 31, 1932, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Charles Floyd and Hazel Mae (Detrick) Bassett. On May 7, 1955, he was united in marriage to Joyce Elaine Young in Marion. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, obtaining the rank of Commissarian 2nd Class. Marvin was a machinist at Iowa Manufacturing for 41 years, retiring in 1996.
      He enjoyed his pets, and camping, especially at Sugar Bottom.
      Marvin was a loving father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
      The family wishes to thank the nurses and aides at Village Ridge, and Tracy and Sara at Hospice of Mercy.
      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Calvin Sinclair Presbyterian Church, 715 38th St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 or Hospice of Mercy, 315 18th Ave., Hiawatha, IA 52233.
      Please sign the online guest book for Marvin at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
    Person ID I10285  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2012 

    Father Charles Floyd BASSETT,   b. 20 Apr 1891, Ely, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Vinton, Benton County, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Hazel Mae DETRICK,   b. 30 Aug 1891, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Sep 1914 
    Family ID F4948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Elaine Young,   b. 17 Aug 1935, Wyoming, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 2011, Marion, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F16241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart