LINDSBORG – Thomas R. Marshall Sr., 84 of Lindsborg, formerly of Newton died, Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was born June 23, 1933 in Hillside, N.J. the thirteenth child of William and Gertrude (Young) Marshall. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1953-1955. He was a Korean War Veteran. Tom was a retired machinist from AGCO after 32 years.
Preceded in death by his wife, Lois, of 54 years; son, Thomas R. “TJ” Marshall Jr.; parents; seven brothers, John, Robert, George, William, James (twin), Elmer and Carlton “Carly”; four sisters, Gertrude Kohl, Alice “Dolly” Klose, Mildred Marshall and Hilda Lode.; father-in-law, William L. (Dorothy “Dot) Squires, and mother-in-law, Laura E. (Rev. Frank A.) Miller; and brother-n-law, William “Bill” (Helga) Squires.
Survivors include his daughter, Kristene (Mel) Alexander, of Lindsborg; five grandchildren, Chelsea Kay Alexander, of Lindsborg, Ian James Thomas Stribling, of McPherson, Brianna Alexander, of Salina, Tyler Alexander, of Lindsborg, and Megan Alexander, of Lubbock, TX; sister, Ruth Flanagan, of Hillside, NJ; sisters-in-laws, Erna “Chris” (Steve) Shenk, of Orlando, FL., Lora (Eddie) Schumacher, of Pineville, LA; 24 nieces and nephews; and special family, Tisha, Zowie, Karly, Keith and Jonathan.
There will be no visitation. Graveside burial, with full military honors will be at Restlawn Garden of Memory Cemetery, Newton, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Memorials may be sent to Camp Barnabas (www.campbarnabas.org), in care of Petersen’s Funeral Home, 215 North Main, Newton, KS 67114. For more information www.petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com