ROGER DENNIS MARSHRoger Dennis Marsh died peacefully surrounded by family on Oct. 7, 2013
Roger Dennis Marsh died peacefully surrounded by family on Oct. 7, 2013 in Fargo, N.D.
Roger was born Feb. 27, 1936 to Frances and Anthony Marsh in Goodland, Minn.
He graduated from Hibbing High School and entered the Air Force to start his career in Radiology. He spent time in Korea in the Air Force. Afterwards, he returned home and settled in Ely where he worked at the Ely Bloomenson Hospital. While there, he met and married Katherine Pruse, of Ely, Mn. They had two daughters, Jacqueline Ann and Jodi Kay. Roger's career took him to Babbitt, Minn. where he spent 25 years at the Clinic. He then spent the remainder of his time before retirement running the Radiology Department for Indian Health Service in Cass Lake, Minn. After retirement, he split his time between Ely, Minn. and Orange Beach, Alabama. Roger loved just about everything in life. He loved to entertain and cook, and most of all he loved people. He will be greatly missed by family and many friends.
He is survived by his daughters Jacqueline Marsh (Jim Norman) of Mankato, Minn., Jodi Tower (John Tower) of Bemidji, Minn. and 2 grandsons John Jay and Jack Roger Tower. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers and his wife Katherine.
VISITATION: 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Kerntz's Funeral Home with the memorial service at 2 p.m. Afterwards, a reception in Roger's honor will be held at Creek Ridge Lodge.
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