Marlow Appelwick, 83, of Gladbrook passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook, Iowa while under the care of Hospice Compassus.
Marlow Sanford Appelwick was born at home in Osakis, Minn., the son of Monard Appelwick and Salma (Thompto) Appelwick.
Marlow attended school in the Osakis Community School District. On July 2, 1951, Marlow was united in marriage to Sarah LuAnne Anderson in Osakis, Minn., they later divorced. In 2003, after meeting Marlene in Texas they were married and continued to winter there, returning to Minnesota and Iowa during the summer months. Marlow had worked and retired from Gateway Foods as a Sr. Driver after 31 years of reliable and faithful service.
He enjoyed dancing, polkas, schottises, waltzes, hunting, fishing, boating, pool and the outdoors in general.
In death Marlow rejoins his parents, Monard and Salma and a brother in infancy.
Left to cherish Marlow's memory is his wife, Marlene Langbehn of Gladbrook, Iowa; children, Steven (Charlene) Appelwick of Bass Lake, Minn., Micheal (Debra) Appelwick of Biwabik, Minn., Scott (Ed) Appelwick of Minneapolis, and Lori (Gary) Rutar of Bucyk, Minn.; grandchildren Shawn, Tara, San, Eric, Aaron, Meagan, Ian, Mellissa, Sarah; great-grandchildren, Isabel, Lydia, Hunter, Kyler; Marlene's children, John Wayne Langbehn of Portland, Ore., Keith Langbehn of Green Mountain, Iowa, Nancy (Roger) Gardner of Gladbrook, Iowa and Judy (Mark) Fennema of Charlotte, N.C., and five step-grandchildren and two step-great-great-grandchildren; Marlow's siblings, Norma Wark of Springfield, Virginia and Marion (William) Brown.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, 2015, at Green Mountain Cemetery in Green Mountain, Iowa. Visitation will be from 11 until 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences or question please visit: www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Marlow and his family. Phone 641-844-1234.