Marvin Varns, age 83 , passed on at his Mesa, Arizona home on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Marvin was born in Missouri Valley, IA, the youngest of 3 children. As a young man , he loved boating and water-skiing. In his later years, he loved riding his motorcycles, from his BMW K-bike to his Honda trike.
Marvin worked for the railway which transferred him and his family to over 9 cities over the course of his career.
Marvin was involved in his retirement community, serving on the Board of Directors and as President in 2003, 2010 and 2011. He enjoyed playing shuffleboard, cards and marbles with friends and family.
Marvin loved his family. He is survived by his wife , Marty, son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kathy, daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Eric, daughter, Paula, daughter and son-in-law, Melinda and Andrew, grandsons, Michael, Derek and Larry, grand daughters, Keshia and Carissima and great grand daughter, Vivienne. He is pre-deceased in death by his wife, Phyllis.
A celebration of Marvin’s life will take place February 10, 2018 at Greenfield Village ballroom, Mesa , Arizona.