Marian Marvin Shaffer

Born in Howard County, IA
Born on Jun 5, 1940
Departed on May 10, 2019

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Marian A. Marvin Shaffer, 78 of Robins went to heaven on Friday May 10, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Memorial services at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Peace Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Gary Brouwers will officiate. There will be a visitation from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM on Monday.

Survivors include her husband Thomas of Marion, two daughters Laurie (Daniel) Fee of Cedar Rapids and Dawn Sevening of Marion; a son Kevin Marvin of Cedar Rapids, and one brother Kenny (Mary) Peters of Rochester, Minnesota. She is also survived by seven grandchildren Bree, Ryan, Mindy, Misty, Danielle, Robert and Rainy; and six great grandchildren Enslea, Judah, Noah, Paul, Fisher and Bailie. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Wilbur, two brothers, George Jr. and Larry Peters, and two sons-in-law Steven DeCook and Cary Sevening.

Marian was born on June 5, 1940 in Howard County, Iowa the daughter of George and Mildred (Aebly) Peters. She married Wilbur L. Marvin in January of 1958 in Lime Springs. Wilbur passed away in 1985. Marian later married Thomas Shaffer in October of 2014 in Cedar Rapids.

Marian was an apartment manager for several years and later drove school bus for the College Community School System and retired from there after more than 20 years of service.

Marian enjoyed reading, crocheting, dancing, and playing cards. She was caring, outgoing, and had a heart full of love for everyone. Marian will forever be remembered as a wonderful wife, mom, grandmother and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.