J. Marvin Garner, 81, Hiawatha, IA, passed away recently following a lengthy illness.

Mr. Garner served as executive secretary of the Chester White Swine Record Association from 1958 to 1969, when he became executive vice president of the National Pork Producers Council.

In 1979, he returned to his home state of Missouri, working in marketing for Biozyme Inc., before finishing his career as a realtor.