Marcellus Ranzenberger, 77, of Spring Grove, formerly of Mabel and Dorchester, Iowa, died on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Gundersen Tweeten Care Center in Spring Grove.

He was born Jan. 6, 1937, in Waukon, Iowa, to Arthur and Jarla (Selnes) Ranzenberger.

He graduated from Spring Grove High School and served in the United States Army.

He married Mary Ann Rasmussen.

The couple lived and farmed in the Dorchester area until moving to Mabel. His wife died on Oct. 1, 2014.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Eitzen and enjoyed traveling with his wife to Arizona for the winter months in their camper.

He is survived by nieces and nephews. 

Funeral service for him was held on Monday, Nov. 27, at Zion Lutheran Church in Eitzen with the Rev. Todd Krueger officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.