Funeral services were held on Monday, June 14, 2010 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller. Burial will was in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to send on-line condolences to the family may do so via: www.fratzkejensen.com.
Marvin Nielsen, the son of Peter and Mary (Chourt) Nielsen, was born in Battle Creek, on June 5, 1931. He attended various country schools during his youth.
Marvin worked construction his whole life at Grundman Hicks in Cherokee, and Paul Park Construction in Storm Lake.
Those left to cherish his memory are his brother, Ervin (Rose) Nielsen from Sioux City; his sister, LaVerne Werner of Lakefield, Minn.; many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janet; three sisters: Irene Hummel, Helen Staton, Betty Nielsen; and five brothers: Clarence, Lowell, Gilbert, Louis and Norman.