Thursday, October 20, 2011

Lowell J. Marshal (October 19, 2011)

Lowell J. Marshal age 73 of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 3:20 P.M. on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at his residence. Lowell was born October 26, 1937 in Versailles to the late Wilmer & Lucille (George) Marshal.

Lowell owned and operated the Versailles Feed Mill since 1973. He formerly worked at Weston Paper in Dayton for 13 years and he farmed. Lowell served in the U.S. Army. Lowell was a 1955 graduate of Versailles high School. Lowell was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown and served on the church council; Knights of Columbus where he was Past Grand Knight and the Financial Secretary; Versailles Eagles Aerie #2347; Versailles Vet’s Club; and was a buyer for the Darke County Jr. Fair and F.F.A. sales for 38 years.

Lowell is survived by his wife, Judy (Michael) Marshal whom he married September 12, 1964; children, Larry & Darla Marshal of Versailles, Jackie & Dan Kremer of Versailles and Jeff & Beth Marshal of Versailles; grandchildren, Lindsay Marshal, Sarah Rhoades, Lindsey Kemper, Julie Wilson, Derek Oswalt, Samantha Kremer, Sarah Kremer, Ben Kremer, Angie Kremer, Bailey Marshal, Hannah Marshal, Abbey Marshal, Jenna Marshal and Nate Marshal; great grandchildren, Matthew Vogel, Chloe Vogel, Gabrielle Dues, Mya Ellis, Owen Esarey, Noah Rhoades and Jacob Kemper; sister & brother-in-law, Rita & Virgil Kuess of Chickasaw; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, October 24, 2011 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or the Darke County Cancer Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through