W. Marshall White
W. Marshall White, 88, of Springfield died at 7:35 am Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Wyndcrest Assisted Living Center. He was born September 18, 1926 in Springfield to H. Marshall and Moselle Garlits White. He married Dorothy Eileen Theison on December 19, 1953 and she preceded him in death August 9, 2002.
Surviving are a son, James K. White of Meredosia; granddaughter, Jami Nicole White; sister, Betty (Junius) Fisher of Yorba Linda, CA; brother, Earl D. (Odessa) White of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marshall was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during World War II and a member of VFW Post #755. He was a machine operator for Sangamo Electric for 31 ½ years and the State of Illinois for 8 ½ years. Marshall owned a home construction business for about 4 years.
Visitation: 9-10 am Friday, June 26, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am Friday, June 26, 2015 at Staab Funeral with Bishop Fiore Belmonte officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Foundation.