MARSHALL, Orville Ralph 1912-1923
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Date: 3/7/2015 at 08:42:00
Orville Ralph Marshall, son of Walter and Mae Marshall, was born at Beaman, Iowa, May 30, 1912, and died at the Deaconess Hospital, Marshalltown, Iowa, Monday, December 10, 1923, aged 11 years, 6 months and 10 days.
His untimely death is mourned by his parents, his elder brother, Archie, his young brother, Melvin, his baby sister, Avis, and both grandmothers, Mrs. Wm. Marshall of Toledo, and Mrs. John Freeze, of Reinbeck. He also leaves ten uncles, four aunts, besides a number of more distant relatives.
On Easter morning of his eighth year he was baptized in the Methodist church at Beaman, and remained a faithful and active member of the Sunday school. Orville was an industrious boy and when health permitted was busy at some task.
The sudden taking of Orville brings sadness to the entire community, and the bereaved family have the sympathy of all.
The funeral service was held from the Beaman Methodist church Wednesday afternoon of last week at one o'clock. The services were conducted by the Rev. J. J. Snyder, of Beaman. Six uncles acted as pallbearers. The flowers were carried by Wanda Groesbeck and Lillian Sanderson. Interment was made in the Reinbeck cemetery.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 20 December 1923, pg 6
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