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John Marshall

August 31, 2000


John Marshall

Services for John Albert Marshall, 81, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Marshall died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Richland, the son of William Earl and Dorothy (Brokmann) Marshall. He attended Lawrence public schools and moved to Lawrence in 1996 from Oskaloosa.

Mr. Marshall served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a pressman for Kansas Color Press for 43 years before he retired in 1983. He and his wife owned Jack's Do-Dads Crafts for 10 years, and Mr. Marshall was a member of several Lawrence bowling teams. He was also a life member of Lawrence Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he was commander from 1961 to 1962, a past member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, and a member of American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.

He married Genevieve Mae Raines on May 4, 1941, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, John, Huntsville, Ala.; two daughters, Judy Todd, Oskaloosa, and Janet Anderson, Tulsa, Okla.; three sisters, Edith Kester and Dorothy Roper, both of Lawrence, and Barbara Bailey, Lawton, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of the funeral home.

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