The family of Fred Marshall are saddened to announce his death on November 4, 2017. Loving husband of Deborah Kuehnbaum of Guelph. Dear father of Richard, wife Leigh, of Arizona and grandfather of Sean. He is survived by his sister Vera Hill and sister-in-law Shirley Marshall, both of England, and his brothers-in-law Bill Kuehnbaum (Linda) of Burlington and George Kuehnbaum (Maureen Holland) of Combermere. He was precedeased by his parents Charles and Annie (Ratcliffe) Marshall, and siblings Charles, Roland and Elsie.
Born in Oldham, Lancs, UK in 1933, he immigrated to Canada in 1957. He spent his working career in various capacities in the property and casualty insurance industry in Sudbury and Toronto, retiring as the owner of Nickel Belt Insurance in Chelmsford (Greater Sudbury). In his day, he was an avid golfer, skier and tennis player. For a number of years, he travelled around North America in his own small airplane. In retirement, he and Deborah spent their winters in Litchfield Park, AZ, where he leaves behind many dear friends.
At Fred’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the WLU Alumni Choir Scholarship Fund at Laurier University, 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5 or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, (519-824-0031).