Funeral Service for Donald W. Marshall age 87 of Neligh, NE will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating. Burial will be in the Oakdale Cemetery with Military Rites by Neligh American Legion Post #172 and VFW #5287 and Legion Riders. Visitation will an hour before funeral service at 12:30 p.m. till time of service at 1:30 p.m. Don passed away at Arbor Care Center in Neligh, NE. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to the family at
Donald Wayne Marshall was born on June 3, 1932 to Clarence and Dollie (Croston) Marshall in Neligh, NE. He attended school in Neligh and graduated from Neligh High School. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on January 8, 1951 in Omaha and was discharged on November 2, 1953 from Alexandria Air Force Base, LA. On August 24, 1955, he was united in marriage to Patricia Judd in Neligh. He worked at Carhart Lumber in Neligh for 43 years as yardman and assistant manager. Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. After retiring he enjoyed Carpentry. He was a member of Neligh American Legion Post #172 and VFW #5287.
Survived by his wife, Pat Marshall of Neligh, NE. Children: Donald Gene and companion Jackie Schaffer of Neligh, NE; Rose Marshall of Neligh, NE. Grandchildren: Brittany Rose (Anthony) Nelsen; Bradley Marshall and Candi; Casey Allen; Amy Allen-Carnes and husband, Nick; Jordan Neely and special friend Brady Starkel. Great grandchildren: Oliva Rose Carnes. Sister, Lois Lynn of Greenwood, NE and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Joseph, Gerald, Floyd; sisters: Leona and Dorothy.