In Memory of

Marvin Kay Stieneke

August 6, 1941 - December 21, 2018
From: Washta, IA

Marvin Kay Stieneke, the son of Kenneth and Viola (McGregor) Stieneke was born on August 6, 1941, near Quimby, IA. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Quimby. He attended school and graduated from Quimby High School.

 Marvin was united in marriage to Judy Huffman shortly after high school, and resided in Washta, IA where together they raised 7 children. He started his own trucking business, Stieneke Trucking in 1961 and operated the business passionately until he retired. He logged in countless miles over his career hauling livestock and grain all over the Midwest. Marv also enjoyed buying/selling cattle for many years. He ensured to always make time to attend the Saturday sale at the Denison Livestock Auction. He enjoyed horses and taking his grandchildren “truck’in”.

 On Friday, December 21, 2018, Marvin passed away at Cherokee Specialty Clinic in Cherokee at the age of 77. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Viola Stieneke; one daughter, Peggy Stieneke; one infant sister; and one brother-in-law, Lyle Cave.

 He is survived by his children, Nita Stieneke of Washta, IA, Wanda Stieneke of Cherokee, IA, Sis Stieneke of Washta, IA, Susan Allen (Shawn) of Wakefield, KS, Bryan Stieneke and special friend, Amy Johnson of Washta, IA, and Rachel Stieneke of Holstein, IA; grandchildren: Kelsie (Tanner) Carlson, Cassandra (Noah) Laible, Jessica (Don) Hand, Boomer (Kassie) Klaschen, Coy Zollmon (Mackenzie Mandernach), Alicia (Will) Carpenter, Baylee Allen, Dustin Stieneke (Emily Reinking), Brittany Stieneke, Ethan Bruning, Lacey Stieneke, Riley Stieneke, and Keagan Stieneke; eight great-grandchildren;  one sister, Mary Cave of Omaha, NE; many nieces and nephews; and longtime friends.

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Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2018, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.

Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2018, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Silver Township Cemetery
Quimby, Iowa


Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 9:15 AM
“Our deepest sympathy for you and your family. I have known Marvin for many years and we shared many trucking stories. Prayers for you all.”
- John Hanson
Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:49 AM
“Sorry to hear about Marvin. I always enjoyed talking to him at the Denison Sale barn. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.”
- Jerry Boger
Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:48 AM
“Sorry to hear of Marvin's passing. Enjoyed visiting with him at the Denison Sale barn.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
- Jerry Boger
Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 9:45 AM
“Our sympathy for your loss. ”
- Linda Sones
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:16 AM
“Sorry for your loss. I remember riding the school bus with Marvin when I started school.”
- Mark Simonsen
Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 8:50 AM
“Sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. I will forever remember him stopping on Highway 31 to let me go trucking with. I got a CDL because of him.
May God bless you all.
Gary and Tami Allbaugh ”
- Gary Allbaugh
Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8:45 AM
“I'm so sorry for your loss!! My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Marv was a great guy and I can personally say I have missed him. I would have left this earlier but had the wrong info.”
- Susie Bush
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 11:25 AM
“So sorry for your lost Marvin was a great guy. I thought the world of him. He is now in peace.

- Linda Meyer
Monday, December 24, 2018 at 10:14 AM
“I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. I know it’s hard to go through this pain, but I hope you may find comfort in knowing that God cares about how you feel and that He promises that “there is going to be a resurrection.” (Acts 24:15) (1 Peter 5:7) Won’t that be wonderful to see our loved ones again! I hope this promise brings you comfort as it does me.”
- Emily
Monday, December 24, 2018 at 10:14 AM
“With great sympathies & prayers to all.”
- Denita
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