King-Lynk obituary – Verne E. Marsh, 80, Fort Madison


Verne E. Marsh, 80, of Ft. Madison passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 5;25 AM at the Keosauqua Health Care Center.

He was born on May 29, 1937 in Ft. Madison to Edward and Erla Yeager Marsh.  On April 9, 1982 he married Patricia Bugund in Colorado Springs, CO.  Verne worked at Cranden’s paper mill for forty nine years and also farmed.

Survivors include his wife, Patty Marsh of Ft. Madison; two daughters, Virginia Soppe of Ft. Madison and Gina Marsh of Dallas City, IL; one son, Mike Marsh of Ft. Madison and six grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Curtis and a brother, Edwin.

Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and there will be no formal services at this time.  Burial will take place in Lost Creek Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left at

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