Burial at Stringtown Cemetery. Military honors by Corning American Legion, Ourcq Post # 117.
Memorials may be given in Marlands name.
Marland Delaine Travis, the son of Gladys (Reese) and Gilbert Travis was born June 23, 1938 at Wallin, Iowa in Montgomery County. Marland entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 7, 2007, at his residence, at the age of sixty nine years and fourteen days.
Marland worked with his Father and started Travis Salvage in 1957. He continued in the business, after his Fathers retirement. In 1983, his son, Mike, joined the business. The name was changed to Travis Iron Metal in 1986. Marland farmed in Taylor County for a while after he was first married. On April 17, 1954, in Atlantic, Iowa, Cora Petty and Marland Travis were united in marriage. They were blessed with three children: Cheryel Diann, Marchell Delores and Micheal Gilbert.
He was a member of Rumely Products Collectors, Inc.; loved to restore old tractors to running condition; a member of 2 Cylinder Club; was involved in the Antique Expo with the Adams County Fair; member of the American Legion, Ourcq Post # 117; collected all types of Antiques related to the farm; he traveled all over the United States buying and selling antiques.
Marland was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Merlin Travis; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Madeline Albert Petty.
Survivors included his wife: Cora Travis of Corning, Iowa; daughters Cheryel Shutters and husband Charlie of Red Oak, Iowa; Marchell Hohlfeld and husband Paul of Des Moines, Iowa; son Micheal Travis and wife Gina of Corning, Iowa; grandchildren: Aaron, Amber and Andrew Shutters, Red Oak, Iowa; Jessica Megan Hotsenpillar, Nebraska City, Nebraska; brother, LaVerne Travis and wife Martha of Shellsburg, Iowa; sister, Mary Harvey and husband Darrell of Corning; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.