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Marvin Charles Hiepler

January 1, 1930 — March 24, 2017

Marvin C. Hiepler, age 86, of Litchfield died on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Meeker Manor in Litchfield. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 28th at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. Marvin Charles Hiepler, the son of Otto and Marie (Boehnke) Hiepler, was born on October 1, 1930 in Arena Township, Minnesota. He grew up near Nassau and attended country school and began farming with his family at an early age. He married Jeanette Kriese on September 27, 1952 just before leaving for basic training. He served two years during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. After his service he returned to Minnesota and worked various jobs. They moved to the Twin Cities in 1956 and he began driving truck for Gateway in 1957. He married Marlene Peterson in May of 1975 and continued trucking. In 1984 they moved to Big Stone City in South Dakota where they owned and operated a motel. They moved to Atwater in 1995 and retired. He is survived by his children David Hiepler of Bloomington, Curtis (Melinda) Hiepler of Eden Prairie, Jeffrey (MaryLou) Hiepler of Bloomington, Marie (Tim) Thomas of Rosemount; grandchildren William ""Bud"" (Emily) Thomas, Brian (Tracy) Thomas, Lee Thomas, Kirsten Hiepler, Lindsey Hiepler, Scott Hiepler and Michael Hiepler; great grandchildren Claire and William Thomas. He is also survived by his brother Virgil (Margaret) Hiepler and sister Lucille Sime. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marlene, infant son Bruce and infant grandson Charles. Previous Events Visitation Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home 316 Sibley Avenue South Litchfield, MN 55355 Visitation Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:00 PM Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home 316 Sibley Avenue South Litchfield, MN 55355
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