Beaver City, Nebraska

Arlyn E. Marble, 73, of Oxford, Nebraska died Thursday, May 6, 2010 at Harlan County Hospital in Alma, Nebraska.  He was born December 2, 1936 at Stamford, Nebraska to Ervin & Laura (Dunn) Marble.

Arlyn grew up in the Stamford, Nebraska area.  He graduated with the Class of 1955 from Stamford High School.  He enlisted in the US Navy in August of 1955.  He married Kathy Scruggs on Nov 9, 1957 at Kansas City, Missouri. They later divorced.  He retired from the US Navy in January of 1974 as an air traffic controller and returned to Hollinger, Nebraska, where he helped the farming operation of Clinton Schluntz, whom later would be his Brother-in-law.  On October 6, 1988 he married Freda (Hall) Knipschild at Norton, Kansas.  He continued to help Clinton Schluntz farm until about 5 years ago.  He was a member of United Methodist Church at Hollinger, Nebraska, American Legion at large in Omaha, and Eagles Club at Holdrege, Nebraska.  He loved & enjoyed deep sea driving, playing cards, bowling and playing pool.

He was preceded in death by his parents and Step-Mother
Survivors include his wife:  Freda of Oxford, Nebraska
              Son:  Jeffery Marble of Minneapolis, Minnesota
              Daughter:  Nita Conyers of Tennessee
              Step-Son:  Randy Knipschild of Las Vegas, Nevada
              Step-Daugthters:  Kitty and husband Tony Harbison of Bastrop, Texas
                                         Kandy and husband Tommy Wheeler of Oxford, Nebraska
              Brother:  Verlyn & wife Louise Marble of Columbia, Missouri
              Sister:  Vivian & husband Clinton Schluntz of Oxford, Nebraska
              Grandchildren:  9            Great-Grandchildren:  9

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Memorial services will be Monday, May 10, 2010 at  10:30 AM from the United Methodist Church at Hollinger, Nebraska with Rev. Jane Blum and Rev. Linda Knipping-Potts, officiating.  No viewing or visitation as body was cremated.  Military honors at the church by local Veterans Groups.  Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.