Ashley, ND-Funeral Service for Marshall LeRoy Fleming, 82, of Ashley will be 10:30 am, Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. Brian Knutson will officiate. The service will be live streamed and available at www.Carlsenfh.com under Marshall’s obituary.
Burial will be at 2:00 pm in Ellendale City Cemetery.
There will be a prayer service at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, officiated by Rev. David Irwin with visitation from 5:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Marshall died July 4, 2020 at his home.
Marshall LeRoy, son of Marshall and Minnie Amanda (Strand) Fleming was born November 23, 1937 at Ellendale, ND. He grew up on the family homestead three miles west of Ellendale. He attended Ellendale Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1957. Marshall farmed with his family and eventually moved to Seattle, Washington where he owned and operated Park Hill Texaco for 35 years. During his years in Seattle, he would return to Ellendale to farm the family land.
Marshall was united in marriage to Barbara Driver in Edmonds, WA. In 2002, Barbara died and in 2005, Marshall returned to Ellendale to spend his retirement years.
Marshall was united in marriage to Shirley Weszner on June 3, 2006 in Zion Lutheran Church in Ashley. They made their home in Ashley.
Marshall enjoyed buying and selling cars and equipment. He liked to watch Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Over the years, he would show horses, primarily Quarter Horses. He also attended dances and enjoyed Waltz’s.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Grateful for having shared Marshall’s life are his wife, Shirley; daughters, Jenny Fleming-Rudolph of Las Vegas, NM and Kim (Jesse) Weinert of Seattle, WA; step-daughters, Robin Moore of Hoquiam, WA and Kelley Hornberger of Everett, WA; step-son, Bill Moore of Bremerton, WA; six grandchildren, Natasha Rudolph, Cheyenne Rudolph, Garrett Weinert, Michael Hornberger, Zach Hornberger and Damon Fleming and one great-grandchild, Leiana Yara.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Barbara, four sisters, Edna Sand, Katie Peterson, Jean Davidson and Evie Holman and one brother, Gilbert Fleming.
Honorary Casketbearers will be Chuck Fleming, Mark Mikkonen, Mike Fleming, Jim Fleming, John Fleming, Tim Peterson, Tom Fleming, Mary Davis, Robert Fleming, Cheryl Haines, Cindy Baker, Penny Pursche, Sylvia Holmes, Tilney Sutherland, Perry Sand, Mandy Johnson, Julia Roberts and Mary Davidson..
Casketbearers will be Jesse Weinert, Doug Johnson, Dennis Fleming, David Fleming, Earl Schneider, and Terry Weszner.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to Red River Valley Hospice or Zion Lutheran Church.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley has been entrusted with the arrangements.