Marvin Broesder

Marvin Broesder, 78, Lone Rock, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Memorial services were Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the First Presbyterian Church, Algona, with the Rev. Walter Reemtsma officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation was Monday, Feb. 4 at the church.

Marvin Lewis Broesder, the son of Lewis and Loretta (Walker) Broesder, was born on June 23, 1940, in Kossuth County. He graduated from Algona High School in 1959. On June 13, 1963, Marvin was united in marriage with Virginia Barton at the Lu Verne Methodist Church. Marvin was first and foremost a farmer who loved his cattle. He also worked in maintenance at Murphy Brown and Pioneer. Marvin’s pride and joy was his family, including all his adopted children and grandchildren. He loved taking care of his cattle and his dogs. Marvin enjoyed camping at Smith Lake, fishing, attending various fairs, and attending the World Dairy Expo. He was a member of Happy Scrappers of Good Hope Methodist Church and card club.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Virginia; daughter, Tammy (Don) McVicker of Webster City; sons, Tim Broesder of Livermore and Terry Broesder of Lone Rock; five grandchildren, Jason, Ami, Jeremy (Missie), Deitra and Addy; seven great-grandchildren, Katina, Logan, Lane, Laci, Reed, Parker and Loni; his beloved dogs, JoJo, PeeWee, Bell, Patch, Peanut, Buddy and Blazer; sisters, Laura Voigt and Marian Gerdes; sisters-in-law, Ruth Barton and Eleanor Barton; and brother-in-law, Donald Kruse. He was preceded in death by his parents; dog Mikie; sister-in-law, Alice Barton; and brothers-in-law, James Voigt and Raymond Gerdes.

Lentz Funeral Home is serving the family. Condolences may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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