Darryl G. Horgen, 78

Darryl G. Horgen, 78, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away Monday, January 9, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center in Marshalltown, under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m., until the time of service at the church. Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Darryl was born November 16, 1938, to Melvin H. and Ora L. (Otteson) Horgen. He graduated from Northwood High School in 1957. His college pursuits included receiving his Associates of Arts degree from Waldorf College in 1959. In 1961, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the State College of Iowa (now the University of Northern Iowa), and a Masters of Arts degree in Education from UNI in 1975. Darryl performed 36 years of service to the Marshalltown Community Schools through teaching and coaching.

He married Marlis J. Bock on June 7, 1964, and they were married 50 years before her passing in 2014. Darryl enjoyed fishing trips to Canada, hunting, bowling, and playing cards. Some of his other interests included gardening, berry picking, reading and spending time with his granddaughters.

He is survived by his son Daniel (Sarah) Horgen and granddaughters, Sage and Piper Horge of West Branch, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ora and Melvin; sister, Sharon (Horgen) Elwood; and his wife, Marlis (Bock) Horgen.