Daniel C. Marshall, 61

Published 7:41 am Thursday, August 3, 2017

Daniel Collins Marshall, 61, of rural High Forest Township, Minnesota, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 30, 2017, of natural causes in rural High Forest Township.

Daniel C. Marshall, 61

He was born on Oct. 15, 1955, in Stewartville, Minnesota, to Roy and Betty Jo (Collins) Marshall. He grew up in rural High Forest Township and attended Stewartville schools, graduating from Stewartville High School in 1973. He enlisted into the U.S. Army, serving for four years. Following his honorable discharge in 1978 he returned to Minnesota and attended Thief River Falls Vocational School, receiving his certificate in welding. Dan returned to High Forest and made his home on the Marshall family homestead. He was employed  with his Uncle Duane and sons at Collins Masonry for 10 years. Dan was then employed at Hormel Foods in Austin, Minnesota, for 28 years until his retirement in 2014. Dan was married on Sept. 11,  2010, in High Forest to Jo Lynn “ Jody”  Stuber (Street). The couple made their home on the Marshall family homestead. Jody was employed as a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Rochester for 34 years until her retirement. She is currently employed as an equine specialist at H.O.P.E. (Horses Offer Personal Empowerment) in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dan was a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 9. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid deer hunter, fisherman, and liked gardening, canning, cutting wood, mowing the yard and land conservation. He was serious about raising chickens, his pickles, NASCAR and #3. He loved time spent with friends and family, especially his wife, Jody, and his stepchildren.

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Dan is survived by his wife, Jody Marshall; one stepson, Anthony Street of Rochester; two stepdaughters, Corey Street (Sam Benson) of Minneapolis, and Ericka Street of Rochester; his mother, Betty Jo Marshall; and two sisters, Cindy Grundmeier and Debra Marshall (Doug Erickson) all of Hines, Minnesota; and one brother, Bruce Marshall of Colville,Washington. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy; and his brother, Tom Marshall.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, at the United Methodist Church in Stewartville with the Rev. Wane Souhrada officiating. Burial will follow at High Forest Cemetery in High Forest.

A time of visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville and one hour prior to the service at the United Methodist Church on Friday morning.

Arrangements are with Griffin – Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. www.griffin-gray.com