Robert Marshall

Originally Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
Last Updated: May 07, 2013, 6:12 pm
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Services for Robert Marshall, 79, Long Grove, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's, Long Grove. Burial is in St. Ann's Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. at the church today and 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries.
He died Monday, May 6, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals.
He was born in 1933 to Arthur and Edna Marshall.
Survivors are wife, Marie; children, Sheri Leibold, Maquoketa, Dean, Denise, Long Grove, Dan, Rock Island; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


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