Marvin Lambert Brommer, 90, Luverne, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the Rock Rapids Care Center in Rock Rapids, Iowa.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the First Baptist Church in Luverne. Burial will follow the lunch at the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
Marvin Brommer was born Nov. 25, 1928, to George and Minnie (Broesder) Brommer. He was raised on the family farm by Ellsworth.
Marvin married Verla Heikes on Aug. 21, 1950. To this union two children were born, Douglas and Colleen. The couple made their home on the family farm south of Ellsworth. Verla died in November of 1974.
On Dec. 14, 1977, Marvin married Velma Riemenschneider. The couple lived on the farm until retiring and moving into Luverne in 1992. They lived in Luverne until moving to the Rock Rapids Care Center in January of 2018.
Marvin was a member of the Zion Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth until moving to Luverne where he became a member of the First Baptist Church.
He loved to garden and always had a large garden. He enjoyed bird watching and also enjoyed making plant stands and other things.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Velma Brommer, Rock Rapids, Iowa; a son, Douglas Brommer, Loveland, Colorado; a daughter, Colleen Brommer, Harlem, Montana; three stepchildren, John (Marcia) Estes, Rock Rapids, Iowa; Joan (Bruce) Foote, Ellsworth; and Sandra (Richard) Brill, Pueblo, Colorado; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Verla; a stepdaughter, Kathy Dutcher; and a daughter-in-law, Julie Brommer.
Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne, dingmannandsons.com.