DES MOINES - Daisy Edna Marsh, 90, formerly of Long Beach, passed away at the Masonic Retirement Center in Des Moines on Nov. 7, 2002.
She was born Nov. 8, 1911 to John Frederick and May Maria (Lisk) Dolquist in Hankinson, N.D. She moved with her family to Yakima in 1925, where she graduated from Yakima High School in 1930.
On Sept. 9, 1930, she married Lee Ross Marsh and they moved to Long Beach in the late 1930s, where she resided until 1999 when she moved to Des Moines.
Mrs. Marsh worked at the Marsh's Restaurant; owned the Long Beach Bowling Alley; was a clerk at Shier Brothers Grocery and served as Long Beach City Clerk for many years, retiring in 1976.
She was a member of the Ocean Beach Presbyterian Church.
On Oct. 17, 1938, she joined the Pacific Chapter of the Eastern Star in Ilwaco and was a life member. From 1970-71, she served as worthy matron; 1980-81 she was deputy instructor; from 1986-88 she was grand representative of Manitoba, Canada. In January 1994, she joined DuBois Chapter of OES in Wheeler, Ore. She joined the Ocean Beach Rebekah Lodge No. 313 on Dec. 2, 1941; was noble grand in 1948; district present in 1954; grand marshall in 1965; and served her lodge in many other offices over the years.
She was also a charter member of the Peninsula Women's Bowling Association, which was formed in 1946. She was instrumental in having the members join the Women's International Bowling Congress and the Washington State Bowling Association. She bowled for many years and held many offices in the association, including delegate to nationals and state.
Survivors include her son, Robert Lee (Bob) Marsh and wife Linda of Oak Harbor; granddaughters Kari Fioriollo and Teresa Nordheim; great-granddaughters Mackenzie and Sophia Fiorillo, and Cindi and Katerina Nordheim; locally a niece, Marian Marsh and grand-nephews, Dean and Jack Marsh; plus a host of friends and other relatives.
At her request there will be no service. Burial was at Long Fir Cemetery in Long Beach.