In Memory of

Marlin D. Bigelow

May 6, 1955 - August 13, 2018
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Marlin D. Bigelow 63, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran and Prebyterian Church, Rockwell City.  Burial of casket will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.

   Marlin is survived by his wife, Angela Bigelow of Rockwell City; daughters, Michelle (Benny) Craddock of Plato, MO and Melissa (John) Hudson of Lohrville; grandchildren, Tim, Omar, Jaylin, Octavianna, Raven, Sophia, Jonathan, and Joseph; sister, Marilyn Henry of Fulton, MO, brother, Michael (Deb) Bigelow of Madrid; sisters, Mary (Ron) Berg of Madrid, and Melody Bigelow of Branson, MO and many nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Beverly (Santee) Bigelow.

   Marlin D. Bigelow was born May 6, 1955 at Lake City. He graduated from Rockwell City High School in 1973. Marlin was employed at TAPPS Mobil and Ludwig 66 during high school. After high school he was employed at Iowa Industrial Hydraulics and Brand FX as a welder for 40 plus years. Marlin was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Angela Steinberg on July 12, 1975. Marlin was an avid outdoorsman.

   Memorials may be left to family discretion.

Funeral Services
10:00 a.m. Saturday
August 25, 2018
St. Paul's Lutheran &
Presbyterian Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Rosehill Cemetery
Rockwell City, Iowa


Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 6:37 AM
“I am so sorry about the loss of Marlin. I have read many nice comments on FB about him. My sympathy to the family. The Class of 1973 has lost another classmate too soon.”
- Andrea Kuhn

Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 7:40 AM
“Remembering time with Marlin hunting and fishing. Had a great time time with one of my best friends. Coon hunting with Marlin with a house dog and treed 5 coons. But did have coon dogs and did hunt with a lot of dogs and had a great time. Fished from the time we were in school and had a great time.
Marlin you will be missed for ever you friend for ever.

Ronald (Ron) Rushton”
- Ronald Rushton

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 4:38 PM
“We are all so sorry to hear of your loss of Marlin. Donnie had several years of happy memories with the hunting group that included Marlin, Marv, Sam & Donnie. he will surely be missed. we are also praying very hard forAngie's recovery”
- Donnie & ceni Cates& family

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:27 AM
“I had to opportunity, to work with Marlin, at Brand FX. I remember going over to stop by, and chat with him, on the latest plant happenings.. Also, he stopped by Casey's, when I worked there, and he stopped in, to pick up, a single of his favorite beverage, (lol), and shoot the bull. Marlin was a helluva nice guy. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers, to Angie, and the family.”
- Alan Bunting

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:27 AM
“I had the opportunity, to work with Marlin, at BrandFX, years ago. I occasionally would stop by and shoot the bill, with Marlin. He worked with my Dad years ago, and joked that they named the forklift, after him, since that was his job. They called it Herman. I also usually saw Marlin, after he got off work. I was assistant manager, at Casey's, in Poky, and he would stop by for a can of his favorite beverage. Lol. He was a good guy, and will be missed greatly. Condolences to Angie, and the family.”
- Alan Bunting

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:27 AM
“Our heartfelt sympathy to the Bigelow family. Gerri worked with Chuck at the City and I with Bev at Shady Oaks..They were so proud of all of you! Angie and girls, praying for peace and blessed memories at this time. We are keeping you in our prayers! ”
- Gerri & Jane McCurdy

Friday, August 17, 2018 at 8:43 AM
“So sorry for the loss of a fellow welder and outdoorsman. I remember all the rides to and from work together at IIH and the hunting trips also on the way home. We had such fun.Rest in peace.Arnie”
- Arnie Johnson

Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:09 AM
“I know no words can ease your grief, but I want you all to know that you will be in my thoughts & prayers in the coming moments. I met Marlin when I would still at the house to talk with Missy. He was so kind to me. My heart goes out to you ALL! ❤”
- Julie Petersen

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 8:37 PM
“Im so very sorry Angie to hear the loss of your husband My heart and many prayers go out to you and your family. Please take care!”
- Shelly Teague

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:45 PM
“💔 No words can take away the pain your feeling at this time, just know your family is in my thoughts and prayers, especially to Angie, Michelle, Missy and all his grand babbies...Marlin was such a wonderful family man and loved his kiddo's and all there friends..many great memories with this family, that I will cherish forever..Marlin will definitely be missed by many 💜”
- Bobbie Porter

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:45 PM
“Oh my gosh, we were so shocked by the news of the accident , Marty and Marlin worked together at HTI and Brand Fx. All they talked about was dogs and hunting. He will be missed by many. Hugs and prayers to the family.”
- Marty and DeAnn Cundiff

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:44 PM
“Words can not describe how broken my heart is over the lost of Uncle Marlin. You were so special to my family and I know my oldest daughter will cherish all the great times we had in your "shop". I appreciate what you have done in my lifetime and you will surely be miss by many. Until we meet again, keep an eye on your "whole" family. I love you and will miss you big guy!”
- Cody Steinberg

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7:26 PM
“So very sorry to hear of Marlin’s death. My condolences to the family. ”
- Julie Helle

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7:26 PM
“I’m so sorry to hear of his passing. He was such a nice man! The Bigelow family is in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.”
- Casey Cox

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:12 PM
“Stunned and I know there are no words to truly ease your grief. Marlin will always be the big kid down the street and the King of the high board to me. His greatest legacy will be his children and many beautiful grand children he left behind.”
- David Esmay

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:12 PM
“Prayers of strength for the family through these hard days ahead. Our sympathies to you all on the loss of Marlin.... or Blow as we all knew him. He was always one of the fun cousins and friend. ”
- Vicki (Santee) and Rick McClintock

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 3:32 PM
“Words cant express how sorry I am to hear about Marlin. You all showed him so much love. He was so lucky to have such wonderful family in his life. If there is anything that we can do please let me know.”
- Jackie Miller

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