Marvin Rust, 88, Magnolia, died Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center.
A funeral service was Monday, June 11, at the United Methodist Church in Adrian. Burial with full military honors provided by the Adrian American Legion was in the Adrian Cemetery.
Marvin Rust was born Jan. 22, 1930, to Ben and Tina (Tjepkes) Rust on a farm east of Magnolia in Lismore Township. He attended Dist. #79 country school. He served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954 at Sapporo, Hokkaido Japan, during the Korean War.
Marvin married Lena Koens on May 19, 1954, in Adrian. The couple lived in Adrian for two years before they moved back to Lena’s family farm where they raised their two children.
Marvin was a member of the Adrian United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Luverne VFW. He loved farming ever since he was a young boy. He enjoyed his motorcycles, snowmobiling, woodworking, polka music, fishing trips to Canada and his coffee group. He and Lena enjoyed several Gold Wing motorcycle trips together.
Marvin is survived by his daughter, Diane (Paul) Boyenga, Ellsworth; a son, Mike (Kandy) Rust, Magnolia; four grandchildren, Brian Boyenga (Travis Hahler) Chicago, Illinois; Lindsay (Ryan) Lonneman, Adrian; Erika (Jesse) Brake, Wilmont; and Lexi Rust (special friend, Tony Lynn) Magnolia; four great-grandchildren, Gracelyn and Eastyn Lonneman and Kaleb and McKinley Brake; a brother, Melvin (Dorothy) Rust, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a sister, Joyce (Duane “Stretch”) Mulder, Luverne; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lena, on July 18, 2017; a sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Dick Dreesen; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, George R. and Marion Koens.
Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Adrian, www.dingmannandsons.com.