Marlen A. Justesen, age 101, of Council Bluffs passed away on February 14, 2021 at his residence. Marlen was born on March 16, 1919 in Council Bluffs to the late Nels and Carrie (Pedersen) Justesen. Marlen served his country in the US Air Force during World War II. Marlen worked as a Yard Clerk for the Union Pacific Railroad. Marlen was a member of First Christian Church. Marlen was preceded in death by his son, Terry Justesen; sisters, Arlene Weilage and Lela Harvey. Marlen is survived by daughters, Donna Herndon; Diane Brown both of Oregon; sons, Philip and Debbie Justesen of Council Bluffs; Andrew and Vickie Justesen of Overland Park, KS; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; brother, Lawrence Justesen; sister, Lorene Lemaster both of Council Bluffs; Nieces, nephews and other relatives. Direct Cremation. Private family services at a later date.
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Published by The Daily Nonpareil on Feb. 17, 2021.