In Memory of

Marvin Wampler

June 7, 1927 - August 11, 2015
Marvin Wayne Wampler, the son of Howard and Maude (Stuart) Wampler was born June 7, 1927 in Savannah, MO. His childhood years were spent in Floyd County where he attended school. He graduated from Stanberry High School in 1946. After school, Marvin served with the military for two years. He then attended Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, MO where he earned a teaching degree. On October 10, 1954, Marvin was united in marriage to Norma Woods in Stanberry, MO. In 1960 they moved to Cherokee, IA where he worked Iowa Breeders company where he bred cattle. He also worked at Lundell Manufacturing, Walnut Grove, and most recently the MHI for over 30 years. Marvin enjoyed music; talking and having coffee with his friends, religion and politics. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. On August 11, 2015, Marvin passed away at a Sioux City Hospital at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his wife Norma Wampler; his two sons, Vaughn and Laverne Wampler; one daughter, Maryann Wampler; his parents, Howard and Maude Wampler, two sisters, Nadine Killam and Norma Lee Wampler He will lovingly be remembered by his daughters, Mona (Bob) Wilson of Jewell, IA, and Lavetta Wampler of Dysart, IA; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; one brother, Lawrence Wampler of Rochester, MN; as well as several nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Private family services will be held at a later date.


Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I am very sorry to hear that Marvin and Norma have passed away. I enjoyed working with both of them at CMHI, during the 1970s and 1980s. I think of them very often.”
- Chyristine Conard Nabulsi Jones
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I worked with both Norma and Marvin at CMHI during the 1970s and 1980s. I thoroughly enjoyed being with them. I'm so sorry that they're gone.”
- Christine Conard Nabulsi Jones
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry to hear about your dad. Always loved talking to him. Marv was a great neighbor and will be greatly missed along with Vaughan and Swamp. ”
- Bill and Rosann Decker
Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“We were very blessed to have known your Father. What a wonderful man. Loved talking to him. He was a kind soul who was lost after your Mom passed away. He talked a lot about his girls and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.”
- Jerome and Patsy Day
Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“He was a one of a kind character his good humor and unique outlook on life made the night shift a little more bearable and a lot more fun. You will be missed Marv. RIP”
- Kevin P. Herrmann
Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Uncle Marvin, you will be sorely missed. Some of you rubbed off on me and I say that proudly. Must be the genes LOL. We had some great words over the years, some of them bizarre but always kind-spirited. You are a part of me that I will always carry fondly with me; hence you will never be forgotten. May you always Rest in the Peace of the Lord.”
- Steve Wampler
Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I am sorry for your loss. I worked with Marine for a few years and enjoyed our time together. He was a good guy. ”
- Kaye Carlson
Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I love this man!!!!”
- Billy Bezoni
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I am so very sorry for your loss. I fed Marv almost every day. We had some great talks, and great debates! I will miss him so much. I loved our long talks. May he rest in peace.”
- Tammy L Hare
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I will miss you, Marv. So many good memories, talks, laughs, and debates. May you rest in peace, my friend.”
- Linda Stilley
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I'm sorry to hear about your loss.Marv was onary but a very sweet man”
- Melissa A Eberly
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry Marv, I have driven past you quite a few times thinking next time I will stop and talk to you again. But I know you very well from all the hours we talked, joked and discussed what would solve the worlds problems. You were one of a kind Marvin and some of you rubbed off on to me which will remind me of the loss of an old friend.”
- Richard L. Sorensen
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