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1935 Marvin 2018

Marvin E. Moos

September 18, 1935 — June 19, 2018

Marvin E. Moos, 82 years old, of Granville, IA passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with Father Dan Greving officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville, IA. Military honors will be conducted by the Granville Veteran's. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Friday.  There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at the church in Granville. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday. Condolences may be sent online to

Marv was born on Sept. 18, 1935 at Granville, IA, to Henry and Lucille (McSpadden) Moos. He was raised in Granville and attended St. Joseph High School graduating in 1954. He then entered the US Army and was stationed in Fort Riley, KS.

On June 29, 1955, he married Mary Louise Staab at LeMars, IA. The couple lived in Kansas City where Marv attended Diesel Mechanic School. They then moved to LeMars where Marv worked at Condon Motors. They later moved to Granville where Marv owned Moos Salvage and later worked for the city of Granville along with many part time jobs after his retirement.

Marv was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Granville Fire Department & Rescue. He enjoyed bowling, camping and boating. Along with Mary Lou they enjoyed weekends at their camper at West Okoboji. He was known for his humor and making friends with everyone he met.

Grateful for having shared his life include: his wife Mary Lou of Granville; four children, Michelle (Rick) Van Heuvelen of Ocheyedan, IA, Denice (Chuck) Baum of Denton, NE, David (Maureen) Moos of New Hope, MN, Melissa (Steve) Kelliher of Middleton, WI; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dan (Nancy) Moos of McCook Lake, SD and Mike (Becky) Moos of Sioux City, IA; one sister, Lynn (Bob) McLarty of Benton, AR.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ken Moos.

Casketbears will be, Jeremy Mulder, Hunter and Tyler Baum, Nolan and Mason Kelliher and LeRoy Braden.
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