June 20, 2021

Marvin Russell Putz

June 3, 2021

Marvin Russell Putz, 65, of Monroe, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his home. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9 at Coburn Funeral Home in Monroe. The family will greet friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at Marvin’s home. Memorials may be made to the family and condolences may be left at coburnfuneralhomes.com.

The son of Lewis M. and Margaret Ellen (Dittmer) Putz, Marvin was born March 5, 1956, in Des Moines. He graduated from Southeast Warren High School in 1974. On June 24, 1978, he was united in marriage to Susan Musgrove at the Reasnor United Methodist Church. Marvin worked at Maytag and then TPI in Newton, recently retiring. He was a member of the Open Bible Church in Ankeny. Marvin enjoyed hunting, mowing his yard and could often be found in his shop fixing things, usually making his own parts.

Those left to honor his memory include his three sons, Adam (Kate) Putz, Jason (Tiffany) Putz and Kent Putz; grandchildren, Stella, Grant, Wyatt, River and Hazel; and three sisters, Rose Hansen, Mae Chambers and Carol (Dave) Wallace. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Sue; and seven brothers, Bernard, Jerome, Larry, Delbert, an infant, Keith, Jim and his twin brother, Martin.