May 30, 1934 - May 8, 2016
Marlyn Lonneman, age 81, of Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. He was born on May 30, 1934, in Ashton, Iowa, to Carl and Elizabeth (Schutz) Lonneman. Marlyn graduated from St. Joseph High School in Ashton in 1952. He was united in marriage to Joyce Wallrich on May 24, 1956, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ashton, Iowa. They farmed the family farm and milked cows and raised hogs, until they retired in 1994, and moved to Spirit Lake. Marlyn enjoyed spending his spare time hunting and fishing, teaching all of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren this love. He also enjoyed bowling, as he was an avid bowler, a good card game, good times with friends, watching sports and watching his family expand and grow. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus for 50 years. Marlyn is survived by his wife, Joyce of 60 years; children, Karen (Patrick) DeVries of Ashton, Carol (Dennis) Ver Steeg of Sibley, Ron (Kay) Lonneman of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Ken (Trece) Lonneman of Garner, Dan (Stacey) Lonneman of Ashton, Craig (fiancé, Jaime) Lonneman of Adel, and Steve (Mary) Lonneman of Sgt. Bluff; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Lonneman of Bloomington, MN; and brother-in-law, Noel Schoo of Ashton. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Darlene and Lyle Phillip and Lavina Schoo. A funeral Mass for 81 year old Marlyn Lonneman of Spirit Lake, will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, May 12, 2016, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., with a Vigil for the Deceased at 7:00 P.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Ashton, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Marlyn's name to the Spirit Lake Protective Association or Lakes Regional Healthcare Hospice.
Marlyn Lonneman, age 81, of Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. He was born on May 30, 1934, in Ashton, Iowa, to Carl and Elizabeth (Schutz) Lonneman. Marlyn... View Obituary & Service Information
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