'100 percent and then some'

GENEVA — Terry Marshall, who worked 31 years in emergency management in Adams and Fillmore counties, is being remembered as a man who was passionate about his work.

Marshall died at his home in Geneva Monday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 66.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Geneva. Burial will be at the Bohemian National Cemetery in his hometown of Humboldt. Memorial contributions can be given to Relay for Life: Cancer Victims and Families in Fillmore County.

He and his wife, Carol, had lived in Geneva since was hired as Fillmore County emergency manager in August 2003. He resigned from the position in November 2009 after the follicular non-Hodgkins lymphoma he was diagnosed with in 2002 progressed to stage four.

"He was very dedicated and really worked hard at it," said Steve Yates, a member of the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors. "He didn't always get along with the board because he had his own ideas, but he was very dedicated."

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