EMMETSBURG — Marvin Thiesse, 90, of Emmetsburg, Iowa, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg. A service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg.
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. Inurnment will be at Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont, Minn.
Marvin John Louis Thiesse was born June 5, 1928, in Ceylon, Minn., son of William H. and Amanda (Leiding) Thiesse. He received his education in Ceylon, graduating from Ceylon High School. In 1946, Marv enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.
On Sept. 14, 1950, Marvin was united in marriage to Eileen Moeller at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont. To this union three children were born.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen of Emmetsburg; his children, Jim (Theresa) Thiesse of Spencer, Iowa, Mark (Cindy) Thiesse of Olivia, Minn., Sara (Alan) VanBuren of Spencer, Iowa; five grandchildren; great-granddaughter; brother, Donald Thiesse of Winona, Minn.; sister, Arlene (Donald) Preston of St. Paul, Minn.