Florine Marshall, 99

Florine Marshall, 99, North Manchester, died at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center. She was born in Laketon, July 2, 1914 to Esta O. and Nellie O. (Stucker) Baker. 

On Dec. 24, 1930 she married Arlo K. Marshall.  He died June 27, 2004. She was a homemaker, past president of Chester & Pleasant Township Home Ec Clubs. She was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and a fan of Manchester High School sports. She has been a member of New Hope United Church of Christ at Bippus, since 1951. 

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth (Janet) Marshall, Marion, and Dick (Loretta) Marshall, Dunning, Neb.; three daughters, Carol (Clark) Foster, Frostproof, Fla.; Sandra (Dene) Dunbar, Clarks Hill, and Janice Butcher, North Manchester. One brother, Rex (Janice) Baker. Venice, Fla. and a sister, Shirley Vergon, Laketon; 15 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by two daughters, Frances Fowerbaugh in 1982 and Sharon Rose Marshall in 1935, a grandson, Eric Mullenix in 2004 and a granddaughter, Michelle Renee Marshall, a nephew, Lewis Marshall in 2002 who Florine and Arlo raised.

Services will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Pastor Larry Holderbaum will officiate and burial will follow at Laketon Cemetery, Laketon. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at McKee Mortuary. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Florine Marshall, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope United Church of Christ, Bippus.

Posted on 2014 Jan 20