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Mark Timmer

December 30, 1940 October 1, 2020
Mark Timmer
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Obituary for Mark Timmer

Mark Timmer, 79, died peacefully Thursday, October 1, 2020, at the Vinton Lutheran Home.
Visitation and funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Vinton Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jessica Crane-Munoz officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., with funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery with military rites. Masks will be required and we will be practicing social distancing. The service will also be live streamed at vintonpresbyterian.org.
Mark was born December 30, 1940, in Wellsburg, Iowa, the son of Fred and Elizabeth Kole Timmer. He was a graduate of Iowa Falls High School. Mark proudly served in the US Army from 1963-1965.
On July 3, 1966, Mark was united in marriage with Carol Boehde at the Presbyterian Church in Miles. The couple lived in Iowa Falls, Agency and Mason City before moving to Vinton in June 1981.
Mark had a lifetime career as a Fareway employee, starting as a “grocery bagger” and working his way up to management. He retired in 1989.
In his leisure time, Mark enjoyed fishing, attending UNI sporting events, vacationing at Lake of the Ozarks, being a member of the neighborhood “pinochle group”, dining at the Vinton Family Restaurant and spending time with his grandchildren.
Mark is survived by his sons: Craig Timmer of Waterloo and Mike (Melissa) Timmer of Adel; three sisters: Sandra Bennett, Janella Reece and Rachel Allspach; six grandchildren: Dylan, Samantha, Emma, Brycen, Aubree and Callie.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Carol, in 2015 and his sister, Beverly.
Memorials may be directed to the Vinton Lutheran Home. .
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Mark and his family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

6

Oct

9:00 AM 10/6/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 10/6/2020 10:00:00 AM
Vinton Presbyterian Church

608 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Masks will be required and we will be practicing social distancing.

Vinton Presbyterian Church
608 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Tuesday

6

Oct

10:00 AM 10/6/2020 10:00:00 AM
Vinton Presbyterian Church

608 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Masks will be required and we will be practicing social distancing.

Vinton Presbyterian Church
608 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1002 E 10th St
Vinton, IA 52349

1002 E 10th St Vinton 52349 IA
United States
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