James A. Svendsen, 77

A celebration of life for James A. Svendsen, 77, of rural Marshalltown, was held Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Gladbrook Chapel United Methodist Church with Reverend Jennifer Daniel officiating.

He was laid to rest in the Chapel Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Allen Burt, Darrel Burt, Duane Mann, Randy Beichley, Andy Michels and John Richter. Honorary Pallbearers were Bob Michels, Donald Mann, Larry Somers, Dale Moler, Lynn Beichley, Bill Degner, Ernie Podhajsky and Matt Smith.

Groups from the Gladbrook Chapel United Methodist Church, Iowa River Hospice, Embers, Green Mountain Class of 1954, REC, Green Mountain Lions Club, Area Co-op, family and friends were in attendance.

The Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with his arrangements.