Marvin Hollingshead Obituary

Marvin W. Hollingshead
Marvin W. Hollingshead

July 8, 1931 - November 21, 2022
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Marvin Wendell Hollingshead, 91, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 21, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, November 28, 2022 at the Iles Grandview Park Funeral Home on 3211 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Berwick Cemetery following the service.

Marvin was born on July 8, 1931, in Des Moines, Iowa to Samuel and Maude (Hixson) Hollingshead. He graduated from East High. He married Roberta Rosalea Sample on August 10, 1952, in Des Moines. Shortly after, Marvin joined the Navy in 1953 serving during the Korean War. Returning home, Marvin and Rosie continued to grow their family welcoming 3 children. Marvin worked for the Des Moines Fire Department until his retirement.

Marvin will be missed by his wife, Rosie Hollingshead of Des Moines; daughter, Judy Lingren of Altoona, IA; son, Tom (Laura) Hollingshead of Mason City, IA; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Marvin was preceded in death by his father, Samuel Irwin Hollingshead; mother, Maude Letha Hollingshead; son, Charles Hollingshead; brothers, Daniel and Gayle Hollingshead; sister, Marilyn Overton; and great-grandson Josiah David Lingren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sheridan Park United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to





Iles Grandview Park Chapel
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, November 28, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Iles Grandview Park Chapel
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, November 28, 2022
11:00 AM
Berwick Cemetery
Intersection of NE 62nd Drive and NE Berwick Drive
Berwick, IA US 50032
Monday, November 28, 2022