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Marvin Reintsma, age 84, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at the Sibley Nursing and Rehab in Sibley.
Funeral Services will be Friday, August 19, 2011, at 10:30 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon. Rev. Tim Larson officiating.
Graveside Service to follow at the Roseland Cemetery in Sanborn, Iowa, with Pastor Marcus Moffitt officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 18, from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.


Marvin Reintsma was born on May 30, 1927, in Ashton, Iowa. He was the son of Otto and Leatha (Hundley) Reintsma. He lived his youth in Sibley, Iowa, where he attended school. In his youth, Marvin was an avid roller skater and performed with a small company of local performers in Sheldon and area towns. In 1945, Marvin entered the United States Army Air Force. He received his basic training in Sheppards Field, Texas, advanced radio training at Langly Field Virginia, and was stationed in Hiccum Field, Hawaii and Guam. He was honorably discharged in 1947.
He was united in marriage to Patricia Carlson of Sheldon, Iowa, on October 31, 1952, in Sheldon. They lived in Sheldon, where Marvin worked for Land O' Lakes for 37 years. Patricia passed away on February 1, 1998.
He loved drawing and painting. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Being with family and gathering for picnics and birthday celebrations was special to him.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Sheldon.
Marvin was a dedicated Bible reader, completing the entire Bible eleven times. He was a living example of his Christian faith to his family, and he willingly shared his faith with others. He joyfully looked forward to meeting his Savior, Jesus Christ, face to face. Marvin went to Heaven on Tuesday, August 16, 2011. He passed away at the Sibley Nursing and Rehab in Sibley, Iowa.
Those left to cherish his memories are his children: Vicki and husband Larry Griffioen of Sioux Center, IA, Shawnda and husband Rohn Rutledge of Sioux Center, IA, Stephen and wife Lori Reintsma of Rock Valley, IA; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; a sister whom he was very close to: Betty Schilling of Sibley, IA.
He was preceded in death by his wife Pat; 2 daughters: Debra in infancy, and Darla Reintsma; one sister: Margaret Rahfal; one brother: Arthur Reintsma; one granddaughter: Katie.

In Loving Memory Of
Marvin Reintsma
Born: May 30, 1927
Passed Away: August 16, 2011
Age: 84 years, 2 months and 17 days

FUNERAL SERVICE
Friday, August 19, 2011, at 10:30 A.M.
Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service

OFFICIATING
Rev. Tim Larson

MUSIC
Organist: Mariole Larson
Taped Music by Chris Tomlin
Song: "I Will Rise"
Congregational Songs
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"Beyond The Sunset"
"Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus"
"God Be With You Till We Meet Again"

CASKET BEARERS
Jamie Griffioen Scott Griffioen
Joshua Rutledge Andrew Rutledge
Nathan Rutledge Matthew Reintsma
Tyler Reintsma

INTERMENT
Roseland Cemetery, Sanborn, Iowa
Officiating: Pastor Marcus Moffitt

Following interment, the family invites all
for fellowship and lunch at Calvary Baptist Church in Sheldon.

ARRANGEMENTS BY
Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service
Larry R. Andringa, Funeral Director

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