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MARSHALL, Richard 'Deane'


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 12/11/2010 at 14:11:35

"The Fairfield Ledger", Monday, December 6, 2010, Page 8

MARSHALL, Richard 'Deane' -- Richard "Deane" MARSHALL, age 84, of Packwood, Iowa, passed away December 3, 2010, at Halcyon House in Washington, Iowa, after a brief battle with cancer.

Deane was born on October 21, 1926, to Frank "Ernest" and Eva Mae BARNET MARSHALL, near Stockport, Iowa. He married Erma "Jean" MERCER of Packwood on October 26, 1949, in Fairfield, Iowa.

Deane graduated from Packwood High School, with the class of 1945. He lived most of his life in the Packwood area, where he and his wife, Jean, owned and operated the Marshall Locker for over 40 years. He was a member of the Packwood Christian Church, and was a charter member of the Packwood Lions Club.

As a business owner for many years, Deane considered his longtime customers personal friends. He was an avid University of Iowa athletics fan and held season tickets with friends for several years, often making the trek to Iowa City in inclement weather. He enjoyed cooking and was known for his special summer sausage that he often gave as gifts to family and friends.

Deane is survived by his wife, Jean MARSHALL, of Packwood, Iowa, now residing at Halcyon House in Washington, Iowa; two daughters: Mary (John) SASSEEN of Arlington, Texas, and Barbara (Rick) LANKFORD of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one son, John (Chris) MARSHALL of Washington, Iowa; seven grandchildren: Carrie (Peter) PRIME of Spring, Texas, Katrina (Shawn) DINWIDDIE of Austin, Texas, Dana (Ben) JOHNSON of North Liberty, Daniel MARSHALL of Burlington, David, Erin and Kortney LANKFORD of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Donna (Bill) WHEELER, of Arkansas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at the Packwood Christian Church in Packwood, Iowa, with Pastor Frosty Van Voorst officiating. Final words and interment immediately following the service will be held at the Packwood Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, December 6, 2010, at the Packwood Christian Church.

Memorials can be made to the Packwood Christian Church. Condolences may be sent to Jean MARSHALL at 1022 S. Avenue B, Apt. 1H, Washington, Iowa 52353.

Deane was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Stanley MARSHALL, and sisters Darlene PRATT and Marjorie MARSHALL.

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