Marvin L. Katzer, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Nevada IA.


Marvin was born February 8, 1935 in Conrad IA, son of Ernest and Estella Katzer. He was united in marriage to Betty Coffin on September 24, 1955.


He retired from General Filter in Ames IA. He had many hobbies and things he enjoyed, especially gardening and sharing his garlic crop. As a lifelong Christian, he loved studying the bible and prophecy, attending many congregations.


Marvin is survived by his wife and children: Sheri (Kraig) Snodgrass, Julie Katzer, Kurt (Joette) Katzer, Margo Millikan, Eric (Tammy) Katzer and Kate Katzer; grandchildren: Jamie Schulz and Nicole Kitzig; Brandi and Wendy Millikan; Michael Katzer, Jennifer (Jordan) Morris and Geoffrey Katzer and great-grandson Niko Torres; sisters: Arlene Brown and Lila Davis; brother Gary (Faye) Katzer, many nieces, nephews and friends.


Preceding him in death are his parents, sisters Marilyn Katzer and Donna Jean Bown.


A memorial service is planned for a later date. Memorial gifts can be directed to the Israel Family Hospice in Ames, IA.


Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements.