He is survived by a daughter, Karen Jarvis of Agency, Iowa; two brothers, Otto and Otis Jarvis both of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren, Jessie, Cody, Felicia, and Summer; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Olen Jarvis Jr.; daughter, Irene Jarvis; four brothers; and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Bill Eakins officiating. Burial with military rites will be at the Troy Cemetery in Troy, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday with the family present to greet friends from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the family.