Elvin L. Tack, 79

Elvin L. Tack, 79, of Wabash, died peacefully at 10:03 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 at his home.  He was born Nov. 16, 1940 in Ackley, Iowa, to Lawrence Tack and Elinor (Seelemeier) Trout.

Elvin was a 1959 graduate of East High School in Waterloo, Iowa, attended Gates Business College in Waterloo, and received his BA from Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. He married Marcene Ruby in Cedar Falls, Iowa on June 17, 1961. Elvin retired from the Iowa Interstate Railroad. He was a member of the Wabash Kiwanis Club, and the Antique Automobile Club of America. He enjoyed collecting model cars, restoring and fixing cars, and going to swap meets. 

He is survived by his wife, Marcene Tack of Wabash; three children, Joylene (Augustine) Osman of San Antonio, Texas, James (Brenda) Tack of Wabash, and Jonathan (Rani) Tack of Hiawatha, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Renae Osman of Louisville, Ky., Amadu Osman and Karimu Osman, both of San Antonio, Alisha Tack of Fort Wayne, Joshua (Blake) Tack of Grundy Center, Iowa, Bridger Tack and Christen Tack, both of Hiawatha; great-grandson, Ethan Neal of San Antonio, and his brother, Marlyn (Sharree) Trout of Ash Grove, Mo.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Lois Muir.

There will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Antique Automobile Club of America Building Fund, 501 W. Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033.

The memorial guest book for Elvin may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Oct 01