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Marshall Francis Mulberry

February 28, 1942 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 79)

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Marshall (Marsh) was a wonderful, caring father, grandfather, brother, husband and friend. Marsh passed away peacefully at home on May 16, 2021, he was 79 years old.

Marsh was born to Roy and Marion Mulberry in Spokane Washington on February 28, 1942 and has 2 sisters. His mother’s love for baseball led Marsh to become the bat boy for the Spokane Rainier Brewery Softball team in 1950, where they won the state championship. He then played on a PeeWee team called the Little Rockets and went on to win the Oregon Cup. He played throughout his early years and lettered in Baseball at Havermale Junior High.

Marsh graduated from Shadle High School in June of 1960 and joined the Navy the same month. He was stationed on USS Bayfield, an attack troop transport ship located in San Diego CA. While he was in the Navy, he got the opportunity to travel to Tokyo, Hong Kong, Honolulu and the Philippines and many other destinations. During his Navy career he was chosen to participate in 2 different Navy exercises where he was one of eight Spokane men chosen to take part in the Southeast Asia Treaty Organizations Exercise Tulungan in the Philippines. Then when on to take part in “Exercise Greenlight” with the US First Fleet in the Pacific.

Marsh left the Navy in 1965 and began working at Kaiser Aluminum Corp where he worked for 33 years. He held various positions in the company until he retired. When not working, Marsh could be found on his boat at the lake with friends and family. Marsh loved all things sports. In his younger days he loved to water ski, snow ski and play golf.

Marsh will be remembered by his wife Gladys, sister Patti (Rex), and sister Jill (Gary), son Michael (Connie), daughter Shelly and daughter Marcie (Bob), Stepchildren Joelene, Chris, Rob and Denis. And many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed all of his many friends and family. The family is planning a Celebration of Life to come in June.

 

 

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