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Mavin, Robert H. 1922-2009


Posted By: Ernie Braida (email)
Date: 11/6/2009 at 21:04:24

Robert Henry “Bob” Mavin was born June 5, 1922 in Pershing, Iowa. He was the second child of eight born to Nora Belle King and Henry Mavin. Bob attended school in Attica before entering the US Army during World War II.

In May 1946 Robert Henry Mavin was united in marriage to Ethyle Caroline Slykhuis. To this union four sons were born. Bob worked for many years at Armstrong Tire Company in Des Moines.

Robert Henry Mavin passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at Westridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville at the age of 86 years, 11 months and 7 days.

Preceding Bob in death were his parents, wife, five sisters and one brother.

Those left to mourn his passing are four sons and their wives, Bob “Dude” and Peg Mavin of Olathe, Kansas, Dick and Donna Mavin of Edgewood, Washington, John and Julie Mavin of Knoxville and Tom and Becky Mavin of Greenwater, Washington; nine grandchildren,; one sister, Helen Frazier of Knoxville and many great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 19, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home with burial in Graceland Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

Williams Funeral Home May 20, 2009


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