Marshall F. Elliott. 1927-2021
Marshall was born in Casper to Floyd and Edith Elliott on Jan. 30, 1927. He passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021 in Hospice. Marshall was the longest living of four sons. Brothers Francis, James, and Neil all predeceased Marshall along with his parents.
In August 1944, Marshall married Marie Casebolt; the marriage lasted 74 years and produced four children: Lonny, Betty, Bill, and Lynn. Marshall and Marie lived almost their entire married life in Casper (other than brief periods during WWII) and in Lander, WY.
Marshall served as an Aviation Gunners Mate in the US Navy in the Pacific theater during WWII. He was proud of his service to his county and went on the Veterans Honor Flight tour of Washington, D.C.
Marshall learned carpentry skills building oil derricks in Midwest, working at the Casper refineries and with his Uncle building houses in Casper. In the early 1960’s he went to work for the Federal Housing Administration, and in the 1970’s, began a successful career as an independent real estate appraiser until retirement.
Marshall and Marie enjoyed their snowbird life in Blythe CA. Marshall was a golfing enthusiast and Marie and he enjoyed camping, fishing, dancing at the Casper Elks Lodge, travel, and family gatherings. Marie and Marshall were very active in the Casper Elks Lodge with Marshall serving as Exalted Ruler and in many other positions for years.
Marshall is survived by daughter; Betty (Jon) Wolfe, and son, William, of Casper. His other daughter, Lynn (Norman) Schanck, resides in Scotts Bluff, and Carolyn Elliott, a daughter- in- law of Pinedale, WY. Marshall lost his wife Marie in 2019, a son, Lonny, in 2005, and his “best buddy”, daughter- in- law Kathy, in 2020. Marshall is survived by ten grandchildren and fifteen great grands.
Marshall will have an inurnment at Oregon Trail in Evansville. He requested no services be held. The family requests donations to one’s favorite charity as a remembrance to Marshall.
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