Arthur W. Marsh - 94

1/1/1923 - 4/15/2017

Chana, IL

Arthur W. Marsh, 94, of Chana, died Saturday, April 15, 2017 in his home. Born January 1, 1923 in Ferndale, MI, the son of Frank and Pearl (Messer) Marsh. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Coast Guard and US Navy. He was a long time area resident, moving from Michigan. Art owned and operated Marsh Oil in Rochelle for many years and was a draftsman at Pre-Stress in Rochelle and its on sight building manager for bridge structural placement. He was also the Ogle County Assessor for 6 years. He enjoyed wood working. Survived by his son, Donald Marsh of Chana; daughters, Jane (Gary) Priemer of Marietta, GA and Joan (Joe) Hilgendorf of Packwaukee, WI; grandchildren: Cole Marsh of Rockford, Cindall Marsh (Alex) Rachner of Sulphur Springs, TX, Ashley Swanberg (Justin) Hansen of McFarland, WI, Michael (Carole) Priemer of Georgia, Andrea Priemer (Aaron) Boyle of Georgia; step grandchildren, Michelle Fager (Anthony) Roger of Chana and Jeremy (Rhonda) Fager of Oregon; great grandchildren: Alyse "Pumpkin" Rogers, Braden Rogers, Ida Fager, Ada Fager, Dayton Marsh, Heaven Marsh, Macey Boyll and Evan Priemer; and caregiver, Karen Marsh of Chana. Predeceased by his wife of 25 years, Edna Wagner Marsh, his parents, 2 brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Tuesday April 18 in Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point preceded by a visitation beginning at 9:30am; Pastor Andrew Kayes will officiate. Burial with military honors in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Paynes Point. Memorials may be made in Art's name to Rock River Center, Oregon

Visitation:

9:30am Tuesday April18 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point

Service:

10:30am Tuesday April 18 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point

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