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Vernon Deskin07/04/1994
Name: Orville Vernon Deskin

Last Residence: 50158 Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa

Born: 3 Nov 1906

Died: 4 Jul 1994

Father: Loren Weaver Deskin (b.1879–d.1935)

Mother: Ida Ann Bates (b.2/13/1887-d.1/7/1972)

Sibblings:

Vivian Mae Edwards (b.1905-d.1982)

Orville Vernon Deskin, 87, of Marshalltown died of a heart ailment Monday at Veterans Medical Center in Knoxville. The body will be cremated, and graveside memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Deskin was born in Avery and had lived in Des Moines most of his life before moving to Marshalltown six years ago.

He had been a truck salesman, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Acanthus Masonic Lodge, Za Ga Zig Shrine, Royal Arch Masons of Iowa and the American Legion.

A niece and a nephew survive. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton's Funeral Home.