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Born: Feb 16, 1935

Date of Passing: Apr 21, 2019

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February 16, 1935 - April 21, 2019

John Marshall, from Starbuck, MB, passed away on April 21, 2019 at Carman Hospital at age 84.
He is survived by his wife Helen; children, Ron (Nancy), Cheryl and Debra (Jack); grandchildren, Jeff (Alexis), Nikki, Amy (Trevor), Tabitha (David), Alex, Cameron and Johnny; and great-grandchildren, Anna, Riley, Quinton, Lilian and Noah. John was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Maud, son Kenneth and brothers, Stanley, Henry, Cecil and Bert.
John spent 38 years working for Manitoba Hydro and six years on the RM of Macdonald Council. John, an avid gardener and woodworker, will be remembered for his deep knowledge of all things, his storytelling and his strong opinions. Through his life, he donated time to many community projects and has left a legacy of hundreds of wooden bowls from his lathe.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on June 10, 2019 at the Starbuck Trinity Lutheran Church. As he wished, cremation has already taken place.
Thank you to Palliative Care and friends, relatives and neighbours for the kindness during his illness.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.

Doyle's Funeral Home
in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 01, 2019

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • John was a very special person, always willing to share his knowledge about plants, animals and anything electrical or mechanical. He donated endless time and effort to local organizations, which was tremendously appreciated. John was always a character, full of stories, gruff at times, and we loved him. Rest in peace John, until we meet again. - Posted by: Jackie & Neil Shale (Friends and Neighbors) on: Jun 01, 2019

  • We are so sorry to hear about John's passing. Helga, Janine and Gisela. - Posted by: Helga Guenther and family (friend) on: Jun 01, 2019

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