James “Jim” Marsh, former Wellington City Engineer, 80: Aug. 7, 1935 – August 10, 2014

first_imgJim MarshJames “Jim” Marsh, of Haysville, died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home in Haysville at the age of 80.Jim was born the son of Gordon and Ginny (Smitley) Marsh on Tuesday, August 07, 1934 in Terril, Iowa.On June 5, 1954, Jim and Wynona “Noni” Palmer were united in marriage in Mulvane. Together they celebrated 48 years of marriage before her passing in 2002. He was blessed to find love again and married Nancy (Hoefer) on September 12, 2003 in Derby. Many will remember Jim from his time spent working as the City Engineer for the City of Wellington. He retired following a career of over 30 years.Survivors include his wife Nancy Marsh of Haysville, daughter, Diane Marsh and her husband Gary of Liberal, daughter, Dana Soria and her husband Nick of Wellington, grandchildren: Jasa Marsh of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Jarity Lowe and David of Anchorage, Alaska, Nigel Soria of Spring, Texas and Dani Soria of Wellington, along with a great-granddaughter, Jalie Marsh of Ft. Collins, Colorado.He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and son, Dexter Marsh.Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2014 with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Funeral services for Jim will be held at 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014 in the chapel of Day Funeral Home, Wellington.Interment will follow at the Mulvane Cemetery in Mulvane.In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established in his loving memory to the Wellington Humane Society or the Calvary Baptist Church of Derby. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.last_img