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Sawyer Funeral Home
Thursday November 4th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Sawyer Funeral Home
Thursday November 4th, 2021

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Alma Jean Marsh

Alma Jean Marsh, of Council Grove, passed away November 1, 2021, at Morris County Hospital. She was born February 18, 1932, to Harold and Gladys May (Kraus)Fuqua. She was 89.

She married Bobby Joe Marsh August 5, 1956 and were married 54 years. Alma worked at A & W Root Beer in Norman, OK and worked as a CNA and CMA at Diversicare. She also worked at Dairy Queen and Dollar General. She was a member of Berean Baptist Church.
She spent every summer camping at Santa Fe Trail with Dorothy and Shorty Burnett, playing cards and Yahtzee. She always asked if they wanted an “EKOK” (coke) or a “EKAK” (cake). She loved spending time with grandkids and great grandkids and was always happy to see friends and family come visit. She spent every Monday night watching Dancing with the Stars, and no one was supposed to interrupt her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bobby, brother Harold Krause, sisters Dorothy Yadon and Judith Phillips. Alma is survived by children: Danny Weeks and wife Jerry Ann of Wildorado, TX: Sylvia Riffel, of Council Grove: Rodney Marsh and wife Angela of Altamont, IL: Kevin Marsh of Cheney, KS: Richard Marsh of Council Grove: and Dena Williams and husband Michael (Tickey) of Council Grove; sister Shirlee Yadon of Council Grove; 16 grandchildren and spouses; 23 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, November 4th, with services following at 11:00 at Sawyer Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunny Slope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alma Memorial Fund, sent in care of Emprise Bank, 20 S Mission, PO Box 274, Council Grove, KS 66846.

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A candle was lit in memory of Alma Marsh

Watford Arvella Nov 3 2021 8:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alma Marsh

Kenny and Bobbie Nov 2 2021 11:20 PM

A photo was added for Alma Jean Marsh

Kenny and Bobbie Nov 2 2021 11:19 PM

Enjoyed all the times I stayed as a child. Im glad you got to visit my new home. Say hi to my mom. Rest in peace

engel kim Nov 2 2021 5:20 PM

Heartfelt sympathy for your family.
I can still hear her laughter & remember her unconditional love. Fly high
"Big Monna"

Skeeter Burnett Kraus Nov 2 2021 4:14 PM

Thinking of you Kevin ,Madison ,Skylar

Jacquita Bates Nov 2 2021 3:51 PM

My Deepest Sympathy to you all…I'm sure My mother, Aunt Judy,Uncle Bud and her mother and dad welcome her with open arms.Loved spending time with Aunt Jean .RIP dear lady 💞

Kathy Meierhoff Nov 2 2021 2:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alma Marsh

Kimberly Sample Nov 2 2021 8:55 AM