Card shower to celebrate 90th for Marvin Leverington
OELWEIN — A card shower is being planned to celebrate the 90th birthday of Marvin Leverington.
He was the first New Year’s baby born in Oelwein on Jan. 1, 1928.
People may send a card if you wish to Marvin Leverington, 116 Mulford Drive, Oelwein 50662.
The family also is having a gathering at the Pizza Ranch in Oelwein.
He retired as a carpenter from John G. Miller Construction, Waterloo. Marvin is the designer of the Oelwein Veterans Park and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Marvin’s family includes his wife Martha, two sons, James (Pam) and Steve, and a daughter, Lynn (Randy) Niehaus, along with eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.