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Marshall Randall Blomberg

July 9, 1935 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Marshall R. Blomberg of Spring Arbor passed away peacefully on December 16, 2021 at the age of 86. Marsh was born in Belvidere, Illinois, the youngest son of Edna and Gustav Blomberg. He is survived by his wife and partner of 67 years, Margaret L (Struven) Blomberg; daughters Marsha Brown and Shelly (Bob) Stowe; sons Matthew (Kelly) Blomberg and Mark (Paula) Blomberg; grandchildren Alex Brown, Ryan and Adam Stowe, Molly, Issiac, Noah and Brodie Blomberg and great-grandson Milo. He was preceded in death by grandson Christopher Matthew Blomberg.  Marsh worked as an Engineer and Marketing Manager in the machine tool industry, retiring from Sunstrand Machine Tool based in Belvidere, Illinois. Marsh was a member of Skiff Lake Bible Church where, in his earlier years, enjoyed singing in the choir.  He also loved riding his bike with his wife on Falling Waters Trail. Marsh was the ultimate handyman who could build or fix just about anything! In his retirement he found joy in his woodworking shop, fashioning elaborate toys for his grandchildren. He also turned out beautiful quilt racks, hand mirrors, pens, pepper mills and Swedish dala horses. Marsh often referred to himself as the World’s Largest Elf! He was a kind and gentle man who was loved by all who knew him.No funeral service will be held per Marsh’s wishes. Instead an outdoor celebration of his life will be held at a future date in the spring.  In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Skiff Lake Bible Church.

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Services

Celebration of His Life Service will be held at a later date.

Donations

Skiff Lake Bible Church
PO Box 145, Clarklake MI 49234

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