Emerson High School, Class of 1965

Gary, Indiana


Dale James Marsden

DALE JAMES MARSDEN SUN CITY, AZ Dale James Marsden, age 67, passed away January 19, 2014. He was born on June 30, 1946 in Gary, IN to William and Mary (O’Donnell) Marsden. He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Sun City; his son, Eric Marsden of Phoenix. Preceded by sister, Laurel (Marsden) Allis.

Dale graduated from Emerson High School in 1965. He then served four years in the U.S. Air Force. On February 19, 1972, he married Shirley Jean Dudas. Over his life, Dale worked 20 years for U.S. Steel, Blast Furnace Division. After moving to Arizona, he worked 20 years for Dept. of Public Safety retiring in 2008. He liked his work, and after retirement, continued by doing handy jobs. Dale loved to go fishing and to ride around in his little car with Shirley. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria.

Published in the NW Indiana Times and the Post-Tribune

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