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“Sorry to hear about Jack, Twila. We enjoyed living next to your parents, they were great neighbors. We remember many a day when Toby ran up and...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: John and Linda Benedict - WI

“Dear Marsh Family,I'm sorry for your loss, I got to know Jack over the past 8 years and always enjoyed his kindness, wisdom and energy. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: John Foreman - Cedar Lake

“Twila and family: My sincere condolences on the passing of your father. You are in my prayers. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kathy Kelleher - Hebron, IN

“My condolences to the family on Jack's passing. He was a good man. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Mike Smith - IL - Coworker


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Jack Marsh, age 84, of Cedar Lake passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was born on May 26, 1932 to William and Victoria Marsh in Horse Cave, Kentucky. He grew up in Fordsville, Kentucky as one of 8 children.

Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He is survived by his son Leroy (Jamie) Marsh, daughter Twila Marsh, grandson Christopher Marsh, great-grandson Patrick Ryan Marsh, great-granddaughter Serena Elaine Marsh, many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceeded in death by his wife "Tootsie" who passed on November 13, 2016, his parents William and Victoria, brothers Ed, Everett True, Ray and sisters Marie, Myrtle, Ida and Wanda and his grandson Ryan James Marsh.

Jack was a retired pipefitter from Local 597. He had been an electrician in Local 697 and also previously worked at Combustion Engineering in East Chicago, Indiana for many years. Jack was a member of East Chicago Masonic Lodge 595, he was a member of the South Bend Scottish Rite Valley, a member of the Orak Shrine and a proud member of the Democratic Party of Cedar Lake, Indiana. He was an avid football fan for over 50 years. He loved watching his son, grandson and great-grandson play football and his son, Leroy, coach football. Jack truly enjoyed teaching young pipefitters how to weld so they could get into the construction trades. He enjoyed raising a large garden so he could share his crops with family and friends. Providing for his family was always a number one priority to Jack. He loved helping other people in need.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family at Burdan Funeral Home, 12901 Wicker Ave., (corner of US 41 and 129th Ave.) Cedar Lake, IN. on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. Masonic services will be held Friday at 7:00pm. Funeral service will be Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00am at Burdan Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Jim Clark of Dyer United Methodist Church, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Ryan Marsh Foundation, the Ronald McDonald House near Comer Children's Hospital or to your favorite charity in his memory.