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Official Obituary of

Marcus Eugene Bales

December 24, 1976 ~ March 7, 2024 (age 47) 47 Years Old

Marcus Bales Obituary

Marcus E. Bales, 47, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 10:00 a.m .- 11:00 a.m. at the First Assembly of God, 314 W. 7th Street, Muscatine.   A Celebration of Life Service will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. at the church.  Following the Celebration of Life Service a time of food and fellowship will be held in the church hall.  Online condolences can by left for the family at  The Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services is caring for Marcus’ family and arrangements.

Marcus Eugene Bales was born on December 24, 1976, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Michael Edward and Susan Lynn (St. Peter) Bales.  Marcus was a graduate from Muscatine High School in the class of 1996.  On May 25, 2002, Marcus was united in marriage to Shayla  Greiner in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the couple later divorced.  Marcus was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed golfing, fireworks, playing games, time with family, watching movies and loved animals-especially his cat.  Marcus was an avid fan of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Marcus will be deeply missed by his parents, Revs. Michael and Susan Bales of Muscatine; his children, Marcus Bales and significant other, Jaciona Fiscus and Maxsen Bales all of Bellevue;  fiancée Melissa Swinscoe of Muscatine; siblings, Rev. Mindy Rowe of Muscatine and Rev. Matthew (Joanna) Bales of Springfield, Tennessee; uncles, aunts; nieces; nephews and cousins.

Marcus was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and brother-in-law, Rev. Matthew G. Rowe.  

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March 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Assembly of God

Memorial Service
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM
First Assembly of God


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