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Born: Sep 14, 1932

Date of Passing: Apr 06, 2000

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LLOYD VINCENT MARSHALL On April 6, 2000, Lloyd Vincent Marshall, surrounded by his loving family, passed away at his home in Oak Bank, Manitoba. Lloyd leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 41 years, Shirley; son Doug (Susan) daughters, Lori (Greg) Scott, Maureen Marshall and Ronalee (Eric) Marshall-Reimer; grandchildren, Craig and Jordan; sister Connie (Don) Rowthorn and brothers, Norman (Pat) and Neil (Anya) and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents, Gertrude and Newton Marshall. Lloyd was born on September 14, 1932 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario and later moved to Thunder Bay, where he started work for the CNR at age of 17. In 1956, he moved to Winnipeg where he met and married the love of his life, Shirley. They settled in Oak Bank where they raised their four children. In 1988, he took an early retirement from the CNR to enjoy winters travelling and summers at Fantasy Island. Lloyd enjoyed many activities, including curling, meeting the "Coffee Crew" twice a day at GNews, walks in the park with his dog Riki and watching his grandchildren grow. Thanks to all family and friends who came to visit and those who tried to visit. A special thank you to aunt Mary and uncle Clyde for all their love and support. A memorial service will be held at the Oak Bank United Church on Wednesday, April 12, at 1:00 p.m. A private family interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please plant a tree in Lloyds memory. GOD SAW YOU GETTING TIRED God saw you getting tired, When a cure was not be be, He closed His arms around you, And whispered, "Come to Me." In tears we saw you sinking, We watched you fade away, Our hearts were almost broken, You fought so hard to stay. What you suffered, you told us few, You didnt deserve what you went through. Tired and weary, you made no fuss, But tried so hard to stay with us. But when we saw you sleeping, So peaceful, free from pain, We could not wish you back, To suffer all that again. So treasure him Lord, in your garden of rest, For here one earth, he was the very best. Love You Always.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 10, 2000

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