Marvin A. DeMaris, 89, of Mason City, IA, passed away November 23, 2022, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City.
A celebration of life will be held from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM, Monday, November 28, 2022 at the Mason City VFW.
Marvin was born October 12, 1933, in Park Rapids, MN, son of Floyd and Mildred (Parks) DeMaris.
Marvin grew up in Park Rapids and attended school there. He began working on the farm early on for his family. He served in the U.S Army and fought in the Korean War. On September 8, 1956 Marvin was united in marriage to Karen Swaim in Mason City. This union would be blessed with three children, Mark, Marrianne, and Mike. In their earlier years Marvin and Karen attended many dances in the area. They also enjoyed camping together nearly every weekend. He was always busy with his hands and enjoyed woodworking. He also liked to fish and hunt.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the family.
Those grateful in sharing in his life are his sons, Mark (Kathy) DeMaris, Mason City, and Mike (Marci) DeMaris, Mason City; grandchildren, Heather (Jake), Adam (Deidra), Tara (Willie), Matt, Nichole (Brian), Ron (Mandy), Brandon (Erin), Chad (Michaella), Jordan (Ashley), Amber (Mark), and Cody (Kaitlyn); as well as 22 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews as well as extended family and friends.
Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Karen; parents, Floyd and Mildred, and daughter, Marrianne Bosma.