John A. Marino
1951 - 2020
BORN
1951
DIED
2020

John A. Marino

December 11, 1951-November 26, 2020

Clear Lake – John Anthony Marino, 68, of Clear Lake, died from the coronavirus disease on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, November 30, 2020, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be directed to John's family to be dispersed among his local interests and passions.

John was born December 11, 1951, the son of Harold and Corrienne (Nielson) Marino in Marshalltown, IA. He married Linda Halsne on November 24, 2007, in Mason City.

John graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1970. He worked for Dean Snyder Construction prior to working as an assistant to the city building inspector. He became Clear Lake's building inspector in 1984; retiring in April of 2015. He was currently working as Ventura's Building Inspector.

John was the Range Officer for the River City Rifle and Gun Club in Mason City. He was very handy, could fix anything and liked construction. He remained active throughout his life riding RAGBRAI, playing rugby in Mason City and going for several motorcycle rides. He also had a passion for raising horses and breaking them to ride. Most of all, he loved and cherished the time he spent with his family; especially his grandchildren.

John is survived by his wife, Linda Marino of Clear Lake; children, Stephanie (Chris) Waters of Mason City, Jodi (Craig) Mayland of Clear Lake, Lisa Halsne of Mason City and Scott (Brandi) Halsne of Clear Lake; grandchildren, Alyssa, Isaac, Braeden, and Bella Waters, Carter and Jordan Mayland, and Kayla and Jack Halsne; brother-in-law, Rex (Sheryl) Mueller; siblings, LeeAnn (Mark) Hogg, Sherry (Dave) Kukes and Scott (Celina) Winders; and special pet, Toby.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Debbie Mueller.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake. 641-357-2193. ColonialChapels.com.


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Published by Globe Gazette on Dec. 1, 2020.
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We are so sorry to here John´s passing. He was a great friend and will be truly missed. I seen him this spring and talked about some old times we had and it was great to see him, he looked great. John will always be in my thoughts, he was a gentle giant and very caring individual.
Randy Ennen
December 5, 2020
So sad to hear this he was a really great man my thoughts and prayers are with the Family
Janice Snater
Friend
December 4, 2020
To a great guy who left this world way to soon ! My sympathy goes out to his Family who I know misses him and will remember all the great things about himAs do I
Janice Snater(Myklestad)
December 2, 2020
So sorry for your loss Linda, I remember first time I met John on mentoring trip to the zoo. He did many great things. Thoughts and prayers,with you and your family.
Theresa ward
December 1, 2020
He will be remembered for his use of talents in the community and with his family and friends. Holding his memory in your heart, please know we are thinking of you as you celebrate his life! We are truly sorry for your loss. Pam & Tim Coffey
Pam Bergo Coffey
December 1, 2020
He will be remembered for all the talents he shared with the community and his family! Hold these memories in your heart, and please know we are thinking of you as you celebrate his life! We are saddened for your loss. Pam & Tim Coffey
Pam Bergo Coffey
December 1, 2020