In Memory of Gene H. Carlin



Gene H. Carlin
Gene H. Carlin
Born: May 5, 1945
Died: September 4, 2014
Age: 69
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Gene H. Carlin
May 5, 1945 - September 4, 2014
From: Battle Creek, IA

Gene H. Carlin, age 69, of Battle Creek, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 8, 2014 at the Christensen – Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa. The Reverend Chuck Brocka will officiate. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Maple Valley Post No. 364 of the American Legion both of Battle Creek, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on Monday, September 8, 2014 at the Christensen – Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa. The Christensen ~ Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online to www.christensenvanhouten.com

Gene Howard Carlin was born on May 5, 1945 to William and Nina Marie (Luck) Carlin. Gene grew up in New Harford and moved to Santa Anna California in the 10thgrade where he graduated in 1963.

Gene married Marilyn Purvis June 24, 1975 in Las Vegas Nevada. To this union four children were born, Shawn, Jason, Kimberly and Seth.

Gene served in the Navy for 6 years and traveled the world with the Air Force for 17 years before moving to Hastings Nebraska in 2006. From there he moved to Battle Creek, Iowa in 2013.  Gene was a member of the Heartland Baptist Church of Ida Grove, Iowa. He was a self-employed long distance truck driver who enjoyed woodworking, history and baseball.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Marilyn Carlin of Battle Creek, Iowa; children, Shawn Carlin of Battle Creek, Iowa; Jason (Denise) Carlin of Battle Creek, Iowa; Kimberly Carlin of Battle Creek, Iowa; and Seth (Cheryl) Carlin of  Matthews, North Carolina; seven grandchildren; and family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

SERVICES

10:30 AM, Monday,
September 8, 2014

Christensen - Van Houten
Funeral Home
Ida Grove, Iowa

OFFICIATING

Reverend Charles Brocka

CASKET BEARERS

Shawn Carlin
Jason Carlin
Adom Barrett
Jehse Boren
Wheylin Carlin

VISITATION

One Hour Prior
To The Service
From 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Christensen - Van Houten
Funeral Home
Ida Grove, Iowa

MUSIC

Recorded Selection
"Amazing Grace"

INTERMENT

Mount Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek, Iowa

Military Rites
Maple Valley Post No. 364
of the American Legion
Battle Creek, Iowa


Condolences


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:49 PM
“So sorry about your Dad Jason... I didn't know him but glad his obituary was on here so I can offer my condolences to yu and all your family. ”
- Mareta Vermeys
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2:57 PM
“So sorry to hear about Gene. Our prayers are with you. With deepest sympathy,
Pat and Rich”
- Pat and Rich Junker
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:13 PM
“I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and my prayers are with all of you.”
- Sheila Petersen
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:13 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Kim and all of your family. Gods Blessings to you as you go through this difficult time. Sincerely, Bill and Corlie Kohnekamp”
- Corlie Kohnekamp
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:13 PM


My thoughts and prayers are with you. Gene and I are cousins and spent many years in our youth together. My mom is Emma, one of Aunt Nina's younger sisters. Blessings to your family and know that Gene is celebrating in Heaven!! Doreen Towsley-Cook





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- Doreen Towsley-Cook
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM
“My sincere sympathy to all the family. My mother is Eve Jones. Some how we were relatives I think. She is a nursing home in Cedar Falls but her memory is very good so she too expresses her sympathy.”
- Lynda Figi
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