Marion Matthew Hurd, 88

Marion Matthew Hurd, 88, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013, under the care of the Iowa River Hospice Home, in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Services for Marion will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Marshalltown, Iowa with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m., prior to services at the church. He will be laid to rest in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, Iowa on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be directed in Marion’s name to the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. For condolences, please visit Mitchell Family Funeral Home at or call at (641) 844-1234.

Marion is survived by his wife of 63 years Jean Hurd; children: Bob (Evelyn) Hurd of Redondo Beach, California. Jeff (Deb) Hurd of Hesston, Kansas, Fr. Tim Hurd of Zwolle, Louisiana, Ron (Ruth) Hurd of Marshalltown, Iowa and Ginger (Mike) Broussard of Shreveport, Louisiana; and his ten grandchildren.

Marion is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Joseph and Eugene and one sister Arva.