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Marion Raveling

Friday, October 3, 2008

Funeral services for Mrs. Marion Raveling, 90, of Spencer, will take place at 1:30 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service.

Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Marion passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Marion Louise Raveling, the daughter of Henry and Louise (Brackman) Young, was born April 17, 1918, in Spencer. Her childhood years were spent in Greenville, Iowa, where she attended school and graduated from Greenville High School.

On March 30, 1941, Marion was united in marriage to Jacob Raveling in Greenville. Following their marriage, they farmed near Peterson and then near Linn Grove for a short time. In 1946, they bought a farm near Rossie. Together the couple farmed and raised their two children: Dennis and Keith.

Following their retirement, Marion and Jacob moved from the farm to a lake house in Okoboji where they lived for several years before moving to Spencer.

Marion was a member of the Friends Church in Greenville. She was active in many church organizations and church functions.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jacob Raveling; one son, Keith Raveling; and one brother, Glen Young.

Marion is survived by her son, Dennis Raveling of Clarksville, Tenn.; two granddaughters; two grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and one brother Kenny Young of Flint, Mich.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.