Marlin Eldis Ewalt, 82, of Jesup, Iowa, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

He was born Oct. 31, 1930, in Linn County to Wilbur Mack Ewalt and Iva Leone (Newman) Ewalt. .

His parents; brothers, Mack Ewalt, Mervin Ewalt, and Melvin Ewalt; and sister, Vivian Smith, preceded him in death.

He and wife Joan made their home in Cabot for many years before retiring and returning to Iowa.

Marlin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joan of Jesup,; sons, Jeffrey J. Ewalt of Jesup, and Lowell A. Ewalt of Independence, Iowa; daughter, Iva Ruehs and husband Randy, of Jesup, IA; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Vetra Brown and husband Donald, of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

Memorials may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church and the American Lutheran Church, in Jesup, Iowa.

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