Marvin Lynn Fuller, the son of Loren Boyd and Elva Gladys (Darrah) Fuller, was born September 29, 1935 in Brooks, Iowa. Marvin entered eternal rest on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 79 years seven months and nine days.
Marvin graduated from Corning High School with the Class of 1953. On January 10, 1960, Marvin married Erma Louise West at the Corning United Methodist Church. Together, the couple had three children: Mark, Michael and Lynn.
Marvin, after graduation, enlisted the United States Army and served his country from 1956 to 1958. Following his honorable discharge, Marvin began farming near Brooks, Iowa and continued to farm east of Corning. He owned and farmed the Darrah Century Farm where he grew corn and soybeans, raised hogs and cattle. Marvin implemented several different conservation methods and he provided test plots for Pioneer Seed and Iowa State University. Farming was not just his occupation, it was his passion. He enjoyed entering in the corn and soybean contests. Marvin greatly enjoyed the outdoors. He was a member of Pheasants Forever and the Toy Tractor Club of Grant, Iowa. Marvin was a lover of jokes and an avid storyteller. He always kept everyone laughing and entertained with his warm, dry sense of humor which was widely known and will be greatly missed.
Left to Cherish Marvin’s memory is his wife, Erma of Corning; his sons: Mark (Julie) Fuller of Cleveland, TN, Michael Fuller (and special friend Joanna Nast) of Merritt Island, FL; his daughter, Lynn (Phil) Stamps of Gravity, IA; ten grandchildren: Loren Fuller, Forrest Fuller, Erin Fuller, Abby Fuller, Anne Fuller, Kandice Schouten, Kayla Kimpson, Kynlee Kimpson, Shenia Stamps and Sabrina Stamps; Marvin is also survived by his brother: Wayne (Evelyn) Fuller of Ames, IA, his sister: Marilyn (Merlin) Carlson of Nodaway, IA; and his brother: David (Barb) Fuller of Corning, IA; his several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents.