Harold Marling

April 27, 1924 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 96)


Harold Sylvester Marling, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born April 27, 1924 in a farm house two miles north of Quasqueton, he graduated from Independence High School. He married Lavonne Grimm on June 30, 1943. Drafted into the army, he served overseas during WWII in France, Belgium and Germany. Harold and LaVonne raised three children; Diana West, Dawn Smith and Michael (Patrice) Marling.

Harold was a Piano Technician Guild member. He was a grandparent to five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank Above and Beyond Hospice Care, Monticello, Iowa and their gifted staff for Harold’s care at his home in Olin, Iowa.

A private family burial will be held at Mt. Hope in Independence, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Dawson Funeral Home in Olin is assisting the family at this time.


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