Marvin E. Wink, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Monticello, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery at a later date. Please join the family for lunch following the service. Pastor Dave Raemisch will officiate. Friends may register at the church after 10 a.m. Friday. Goettsch Funeral Home has been entrusted with Marvin's care and services. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his three children, Patti (Brian) Plath, West Des Moines, Douglas (Lisa) Wink, Bettendorf, and Amy (Curtis Geldert) Wink, Minnetonka, Minn; six grandchildren, Jake and Jackson Plath, Ashley and Mitchell Wink and Anna and Molly Geldert; his brother, Ted (Marilu) Wink; and two sisters, Sandy (Fred) VonBehren and Mariane (Bill) First.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Donald Eugene; his wife, Adel, in 2018; and a brother, Archie.
Marvin Eugene Wink was born March 16, 1939, near Anamosa, Iowa. He was the son of Eugene and Hermina Cordes Wink. He graduated from the Monticello Community Schools in 1957. Marvin Wink and Adel First were married July 26, 1959, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Monticello. Marvin worked at Julin Printing for 18 years. He later was employed at Frontier Feeds before he and Adel started Marvin's Best Pre-Mixes in 1981. It became Tri-Angle Ag Service in 2000. Marvin had a farm near Monticello where he and Adel raised registered paint and quarter horses. Three of them became world champions.
Marvin was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church and served on the council. He had also served on the Monticello City Council and the airport board. Marvin was a character, known for his many funny stories and jokes. He always was generous with his time, talent and money.
The family would like to thank the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, St Luke's Hospital ICU and Hospice for support and care given to them and their father, Marvin.