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Marshall J. Shepard

Marshall J. Shepard, 76 of Streator passed away Thursday morning (August 6th) at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A visitation will be held Saturday from 4 – 7 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held at 7 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery following cremation.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Brian, Luke, Troy, Cody, Austin, Chase, Mason and Jeremy Shepard and Allen and Ricky Berryhill.
Marshall was born on October 14, 1938 in Streator to Charles W. and Elsie Marie (Wahl) Shepard.  He married Marilyn Lucas on April 11, 1959.  She survives.
Also surviving are son, Brian (Joan Marie) Shepard of Pontiac, daughter, Lori (Allen) Berryhill of Streator, son Troy (Heather) Shepard of Wataga, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, brothers, Marvin Shepard and Richard Shepard both of Streator, sisters, Judy Fialko and Donna Lowe both of Streator, Joyce (John) Natt and Doris Shepard both of Cornell and Karen (Roger) Baker of Missouri and several nieces and nephews.
Marshall is preceded in death by his parents, son, Scott A. Shepard, sister, Nancy Otto and brothers, Walter and Gary Shepard.
He attended Streator High School, worked 37 years at Thatcher Glass and was a member of the Sandy Ford Sportsman Club.  Marshall enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Lori and family.  Sorry for your loss.  Sending prayers and hugs your way.
Don & Elaine

Don & Elaine Goerne Aug 7 2015 12:00 AM

Grandpa Shep was an amazing man that would do anything for anyone.  He always knew how to make all of us laugh such a kid at heart. You will be truly missed but one day we will all reunite again in the golory land.  Love you so much!!

Amber Gordon Aug 7 2015 12:00 AM