Marc Wayne Butcher, age 68, of Martensdale died peacefully at home on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Martensdale.
No services will be held. The family asks that you thank your local firemen and women for their service by making a contribution in Marc’s memory to the Martensdale, Norwalk, and/or St. Marys Fire Associations who aided in Marc’s life. Information for Norwalk, Martensdale & St. Marys Fire Associations is below.
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Marc Wayne Butcher, 68, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at his home in Martensdale, Iowa.
Born February 17, 1953 in Bloomington, Indiana, he was the son of Rev. H. Wayne Butcher and Berneice Sunshine (Rodgers) Butcher. He married Vivian (York) Butcher on June 30, 1974.
Marc’s career began as a singing waiter at the Top of the Tower and then in restaurant management (Country Kitchen, HyVee Deli, and Long John Silvers). He spent his middle career at the United States Postal Service and operated his own video business, MVB Enterprizes. His last years were spent learning and tutoring.
His greatest joys were spending time with his wife; coaching elementary and junior high basketball at Martensdale-St. Marys CSD; studying science; attending Pat Garvey’s chemistry and Frank Trumpy’s physics classes at DMACC; tutoring chemistry and physics at DMACC; and working with the Saturday School students at Martensdale-St. Marys CSD. He also was a fan of Star Trek and Iowa Hawkeyes.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Wayne and Berneice Butcher.
Surviving relatives include wife Vivian (York) Butcher of Martensdale, Iowa; one brother Timothy Butcher of Lamoni, Iowa; one sister Tamra (Rick) Kiel of Norwalk, Iowa; seven nieces and nephews; and five great nieces and nephews.
No services will be held.
His family asks that you thank your local firemen and women for their service by making a contribution in Marc’s memory to the Martensdale, Norwalk, and/or St. Marys Fire Associations who aided in Marc’s life.
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Norwalk Firefighters Association
1100 Chatham Avenue, Norwalk IA 50211
Martensdale Fire Association
480 Iowa Avenue, Martensdale IA 50160
St. Marys Fire Association
PO Box 95, St. Marys IA 50241