Murl Marsh

Murl Marsh, 90, formerly of Delta, Colo., but more recently of Emmett, Idaho, died peacefully at his home in The Cottages Care Facility in Emmett, on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.
 Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at the Emmett Church of the Nazarene, located at 1144 N. Washington Ave. Interment will be Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction, Colorado.   
 Local arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett, Idaho. Friends are cordially invited to view the obituary and sign the online guest registry at   
 Following his discharge from the Army he attended College in Pasadena, Calif., where he pursued a BA in education. While there, he met and married Freda Walker. 
 Murl was a member of the Nazarene Church. He was a previous member of the Church of God in Delta, Colo. His love for the Lord was obvious in his service to his fellowmen, and his church stewardship.
 Murl loved children and taught in elementary schools in Washington, Guam, and Idaho. He retired after 33 years of teaching from Weiser, Idaho in May of 1991. He spent his time, working in grades ranging from fourth grade through college; teaching subject areas of general education, specialized reading, and basic and advanced art classes.
 He was preceded in death by his wife, Freda (Walker) Marsh; his parents, Flora May and William H. Marsh; older sisters, Christine Donnel and (Muadie) Marie Ritthaler; older brothers, Archie H. Marsh and William E. Marsh; and granddaughter, Karen Beesley.
 He is survived by his twin brother, Earl Marsh; younger sister, Fronia Mae Taylor; son, Mark D. Marsh; daughters, Noreen A. Beesley and LeAnn M. Marsh; grandchildren, Kristine Skiff, Brett Beesley, Zachary Beesley, Tyler Marsh, and Nicholas Beesley; and great-granddaughters, Megan Skiff, and Salem Marsh.


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