In Memory of

Marlin R. Spiess

March 4, 1953 - November 18, 2023
From: Knoke, IA

Knoke – Marlin R. Spiess 70, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Good Samaritan Society in Manson.  His wishes were to be cremated. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pomeroy, with Pastor Aaron Zimmerman officiating.   Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Jolley.  Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Church until service time.  Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

     Marlin is survived by his son Aaron (Natalie) Spiess of Evansdale, Iowa; and granddaughter Addison Spiess.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Esther (Armstrong) Spiess; and sisters, Sandra Barrett and Delores Kacmarynski.

     Marlin R. Spiess was born March 4, 1953 at Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Marlin was raised in Knoke and graduated from Pomeroy High School, with the Class of 1971.  Marlin attended Lincoln Tech in Des Moines.  Following his education, he operated the family business, Spiess Service in Knoke until 1994.  Marlin then drove truck for various trucking companies including Jerry Layman Trucking and Smithway until his retirement in 2018.  Marlin was a fireman for Butler Township.

2:00 p.m. - Tuesday
December 5, 2023
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Pomeroy, Iowa
Pastor Aaron Zimmerman
1:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Pomeroy, Iowa
Crown Hill Cemetery
Jolley, Iowa


Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 3:29 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers. So great many memories while living in Knoke in the late 70's.
- Mike Wienhold

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 11:16 AM
“My deepest sympathy in the loss of your dad. He was two years behind me at PHS, but remember him!”
- Deb Mefferd

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 3:06 AM
“You have our sympathy. So sorry to learn this. ”
- Sherry Juilfs

Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 7:50 PM
“I was shocked hear of Marlin's passing. We became friends when I worked in Knoke back in the 70's. I remember spending a lot of time in his service station. May God rest his soul.”
- Greg Baskerville

Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 3:09 PM
Sorry to hear about your dad. Uncle Marlin was a good guy!
If there is anything we can do to help please let us know.

- Teresa Ukena

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