Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Marion Dean West\n\r\n\t\t\t\tMarion Dean West, age 80, of Albia, died on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Oakwood Nursing Home in Albia, under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice of Albia. He was born on March 16, 1935 to Burton and Minnie (Musselman) West. He graduated from Murray, Iowa. He then entered the Army. He married Dixie Nelson on August 26, 1958 in Osceola, Iowa, and they were blessed with a son Maverick. Marion and Dixie later divorced, but always remained close friends. He spent his last twenty-one years in Albia, Iowa. Before that, he lived in Omaha, Nebraska, Osceola, Iowa, and many other states. He was an Ironworker out of Local Union 21 and it was necessary to move many times for his job. He retired from Ironworkers Local Union 21 in 1995. He loved his job and also loved to travel. Survivors include grandchildren, Lindsey West and Jeramiah West, three great grandchildren; close friends, Dixie West of Omaha, NE, Carolyn Earney of Albia, Kim and Steve Knight of Davenport, Karen Houseman of Des Moines, Darrell Carson of Murray, Stoney and Sandy Shotkoski of Omaha, NE.; sister, Verleen Harrell of Pascagoula, MI., brother-in-law David Naugle of Broomfield, CO., Brother-in-law and caretaker, Monte Nelson, niece Penny Parrish of Cinncinnati, OH., and other many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Son, Maverick, brothers and sisters: Earl West, Arleen West, Paul West, Pauleen West, Glen West, Donnie West, Colleen Naugle, and Dennis West. Celebration of Life Services will be on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:00 am at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia with Darwin Thomas officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 10:00-11:00 am Saturday morning at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. There will be a luncheon served at the Eagles Club in Albia following services. Memorials directed to Heartland Humane Society, 314 Fox Sauk Rd., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Services entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Home of Albia..