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Edward "Ed" Albert Marshall

Apr 28, 1944 - May 24, 2022

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  At Ed's request there will be no funeral or memorial service.

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Memorial donations in Ed's name may be made to STARS.

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Ed Marshall
1944 - 2022

Ed was born April 28, 1944, in Rimbey to Mabel and Albert Marshall and passed away on May 24, 2022 at his home in Rocky Mountain House.
Ed was raised on a farm and attended school in the Rimbey area. Upon leaving school, he worked various jobs in farming and construction. In 1962 Ed joined the Royal Canadian Navy and served his country at sea for three years. When he left the Navy he returned to Alberta, launching his lifetime career in heavy equipment operating. Ed started his own construction company in 1978 which he operated for 28 years. His retirement years consisted of ranching a small herd of cattle and going for coffee with “the boys”. Ed lived his life to the fullest with a brilliant mind, energetic style, incisive wit and colourful opinions. Ed enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, reading western books, playing cards and horseshoes.
Ed is survived by his loving wife Shirley of 50 plus years and his two sons: Brad (Shannon), Wayne and granddaughter Tori; he is also survived by brother Bob, sister Wanda and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ed was predeceased by his parents, siblings: Donna, Carol, Verda and Gary.

At Ed's request there will be no funeral or memorial service.

Memorial donations in Ed's name may be made to STARS.

Cremation entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Crematorium Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626

Condolences

Pam Nosworthy(Sprecher):

I was saddened to hear my Uncle Ed passing.I had not seen him since the 2007 family reunion.He truly had the personality described in his obituary.I am so sorry Aunty Shirley,Bradley and Wayne for your loss.I know he will be missed for many yrs to come.
Sending much love from Donna's daughter Pam and her kids Wade and Tricia..
P.S They remember you Uncle Eddy and were sad to hear of your passing.RIP

Loyal and Davena Ma:

Shirley, Brad, Wayne and families - so very sorry for your loss and heartache. May you find comfort in your memories and holding up each other.

Tammy Cote:

Shirley, I love this remembrance of Ed -“ brilliant mind, energetic style, incisive wit and colourful opinions.” It is exactly how I remember both of you on the too rare occasions I got to visit with you together. You were made for each other! And I always enjoyed seeing you both. I don’t know Brad, but many of these traits live on in Wayne. How very fortunate you were to have each other. I will be thinking of you all.

Kate Heinemann:

I'm so sorry to hear that you have lost someone so special. I hope that you find comfort in your family and your beliefs. Big cyber hugs to you Shirley. You are loved. Don't be shy about reaching out. . We are here for you.

Pat Ironside:

So sorry for your loss. I will always remember the laughter and conversations that I had with Ed at Petro-can. He was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

Don and Margie Shaw:

So sorry for your loss Shirley, and family! Our thoughts are with you all.

Dawn & Donn Mason/Meryl & Ernest Campbell:

Thinking of you all at this difficult time....Ed's friendship was loyal to our family for many many years and he will be missed by all those whom he maintained that strong connection with. His laughter, his smile and his true wit are unforgettable. Sincere condolences to you Shirley and the boys.....

Buff McLellan:

My deepest sympathies on Ed’s passing. Always enjoyed his one of a kind humor.

Dave and Joy Connelly:

Sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. We send condolences to Shirley and the family. Are thoughts are with you as you go through this difficult time.

Tom & Rena Stewart:

Shirley ,Brad, Wayne and Family please accept our Condolences on the passing of Ed His wisdom and Knowledge was always enjoyed while having coffee with the boys.
Was definitely 1 of the seats I always look for at the Coffee shop to be filled and when it was I knew I would be getting Value Added information for the day.
Again please know we will be thinking of you all at this time .

Tom & Rena Stewart

Marlene & Leonard Levinsky:

Condolences to Shirley and family. Keep hold your fondest memories and embrace one another.

Ed & Colleen Connelly :

So very sorry to hear about Ed. Our hearts are wth you at this time. Ed was a great guy. Glad we got to know him.
Ed & Colleen

Blanche Dickau:

I'm so sorry for your loss Shirley to you and all your family my heart goes out to you.

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