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1943 Marvin 2020

Marvin Kane Sr.

October 6, 1943 — February 2, 2020

Marvin D. Kane Sr., 76, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 6, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Bettendorf.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf.  Memorials may be made to the family.

Marvin was born October 6, 1943 in Newton, Iowa, the son of Lenard & Zella Marie (Woods) Kane.  He was a graduate of Bettendorf High School and as a proud Bettendorf resident, had established the Bettendorf Hilltop Reunion.  Marvin was employed in construction and affiliated with the Laborer’s Union Local #309.  He had also worked for Scotty’s Auction Service on the weekends.

He enjoyed being a “collector” and was especially fond of tractors and cars.

Those left to honor his memory include his daughter, Laura (Kevin) Bowling of Keystone Heights, Florida; his son, Marvin Kane Jr. of Princeton, Iowa; his grandchildren, Marvin C. (Amber) Kane, Eva Kane, Aaron Kane and Kaylen Bowling; his great-grandchildren, Adrian and Aliza; his nephews, Danny Ray Kane Jr. and Jeff Kane and many other nieces and nephews; and his sisters, Connie Fleetwood of Bettendorf, Sue Swanson of Davenport, Iowa and Verna Goddard of California;.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Larry Kane, Bill Kane, Danny Kane and Jack Harper.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Marvin’s obituary at

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, February 5, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home

644 River Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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