Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also.
He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born.
He is survived by: his wife, Dorothy; his two sons, Gary and Kathryn Herum of Ash Flat and Tracy and Angela Herum of Cherokee Village; three grandchildren, Joseph, Whitney and Rebecca.
A memorial service was held at Highland Hills Baptist Church Jan. 10. Arrangements were by Tri-County Funeral Home of Hardy, Ark.
Honorary pallbearers were all members of the McDonald's Coffee Club.