Norman William Marshall, 89, of Oak Park since 1950, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. He was born Sept. 25, 1917, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Marshall served in World War II with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a navigator. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After retiring from Fred Sanders Company after 37 years, he worked for Farmer Jack and First Federal Savings and Loan. He also was a William Beaumont Hospital volunteer for 15 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oak Park. Mr. Marshall was predeceased by his wife, Irene, on Sept. 11, 1997. They were married July 14, 1944. He is survived by his children, Judy Marshall of Clinton Township, James (Donna) Marshall of Grand Blanc, and Lyle N. (Marian Frane) Marshall of Okemos; brother, Lyle H. (Florence) Marshall; grandchildren, Robert (Tricia), Scott, Wendy, David, Peter, Jeffrey, Justin and Emma; great-grandchildren, Jesse, Danielle, Brandon and Ryan; and loving companion, Roz Winer, and her family. Visitation, 1-7 p.m. Sunday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, in-state, 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday at First Baptist Church of Oak Park, 24201 Coolidge, Oak Park; service, noon Monday at the church with the Rev. Jeff Wallace officiating; inurnment, Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley; memorials, William Beaumont Hospice, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073; wwwsullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on Aug. 24, 2007.
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