David C. Marmion, 69, of Burlington, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer at the Mayo Clinic Methodist Campus, Rochester, Minnesota.
Born August 28, 1950 in Bonaparte, Iowa he was the son of Marion and Verna Mae (McCarty) Marmion. He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany.
He married Beth Howell on November 28, 1970.
David worked as a pipe fitter for the Burlington Northern Railroad for 36 years until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife Beth Marmion of Burlington; one daughter Wendy Marmion (Larry Bentler) of Fairfield, Iowa; one granddaughter Ella Bentler of Fairfield, Iowa; three brothers, William "Bill" (Kathy) Marmion of West Burlington, Robert "Bob" (Melodie) Marmion of Wever and Chris (Denise) Marmion of Tennessee; two sisters, Kathy Mennen of West Burlington and Judy (Dan) Weatherwax of Burlington; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law Buddy Mennen.
There will be no formal funeral services. According to his wishes, cremation has been accorded and entrusted to the care of Lunning Chapel.
A memorial has been established.
Our thoughts and prayers to Beth, Wendy and family. Dave had a infectious smile and great personality. May many wonderful memories give you comfort. He will be missed by many as he touched so many lives.
Ralph and Debbie Smith
He hit me with a golf ball! That one event created years of fond memories of the Marmion family. Beth and Wendy, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will keep your family in my thoughts.
David Marmion, June 2015
Beth, we were so sorry to hear of your loss.
Randy and Cheryl Reeser
So Sorry for your loss. Dave was a great man. I always enjoyed our Steamboat Days/nights together. RIP my friend.
always remember when dave came over and helped us with cleaning snow off tv dish. so kind great neighbor
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Dave had such a pleasant personality and a good man.
Beth. Fred and I are so sorry. David loved you so very much, that will never change.
So very sorry , Beth, Wendy, and Family. Dave was a loving and caring Soul. He will be missed by many. Sending you All thoughts of love.
We’re so sorry to hear about Dave. Such a good soul. I’ll never forget his laugh. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss. Dave was a wonderful man and we’ll miss visiting with him at Martini’s. When ever you needed him for anything, he would be there for you. God bless his family in their time of need. 🙏 ‘s for his family.
My sincere sympathy to Beth, Wendy and family. RIP.
I was sorry to hear about Dave, we had a lot of good times and laughs working with him and commuting back and forth to Galesburg shop. He was a great guy and will be missed . May God Bless you and give you comfort Beth and Family. Bruce Johnson
So sorry to see this. Dave was one of that Great West B Shop people that left us to soon. My Prayers go out to the Family, God Bless.
My heart breaks....Dave.....you have the most amazing grin!!! I will always think of your sparkling eyes....heaven has an amazing new angel to watch over us... hugs to Beth and Wendy....love Jackie
Sorry for your loss
So sorry to hear about Dave’s passing! Thinking of you all!!
So sorry for your loss Beth, Wendy and family. He was one of the good ones- always a smile on his face . He will be missed by many. Sending prayers of comfort and peace❤️
So very sorry for your loss.
Great guy...sorry for your loss😢
Dave was always in good spirits, fun to be around, just all-around good guy. Rest in peace my friend.
Prayers to Beth and family.
Fred and Nancy Klesner
Dave you be missed forever. My girls and I will never forget all the good times we had together. Beth hang in there and you can always call me if you need a laugh or two.
So very sorry for your loss.
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