Marvin E. "Marv" Diemer (1924 - 2013)

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Marvin E. "Marv" Diemer

Cedar Falls

Marvin E. "Marv" Diemer, 88, of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.

He was born May 30, 1924 in New Auburn, MN, son of Herman and Marie Arndt Diemer. He married Lois Fullbright on September 18, 1954 in Cedar Falls.

Survived by: his wife, Lois; two sons, Mike of FL, and David of CA; one daughter, Lori (David) Ortley of MT; four grandchildren: Ryan, Beth, Michael and Bailey.

Memorial Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nazareth Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls.

Mr. Diemer served in the United States Marines during WWII and earned his BA from Drake University in 1950. He was a public accountant until his retirement in 1978. He served in the Iowa Legislature as a state representative from 1978 to 1992. He was a proud member of the Rotary Reserves, Nazareth Lutheran Church, AMVETS, and the American Legion.

Anyone who had had ever met Marv knew that his hand shake was as strong and true as his heart. Marv's extensive volunteer work served the community well. His favorite being the Rotary Prairie Park where he spent numerous hours enjoying the seasons as well as the battles with sweet clover and Chinese elm. His love of volunteering was matched by his passion for the New York Yankees.

Memorials may be directed to: Western Home, Nazareth Lutheran Church, Scholarships for Veterans (National) and Donations for Taylor Morris (Contact: -Veridian Credit Union - Cedar Heights Branch In Care Of: Taylor Morris Recovery Fund (Account # 6912820) 3621 Cedar Heights Dr. Cedar Falls, IA 50613)

Condolences may be left at

Funeral Home
Richardson Funeral Home
615 Main Street Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 26, 2013
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