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Marsha M. Coughtry

October 13, 1951 — April 23, 2014

Marsha M. (Orr) Coughtry, 62 of Grand Island passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Wedgewood Care Center, Grand Island.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Spirit of Life Church, 2304 Macron Street, Grand Island with the Rev. Tim Kilstrom officiating. Inurnment of the ashes will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Shelton Cemetery, Shelton, NE. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Apfel Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Marsha Mae Orr Coughtry was born October 13, 1951 in Lewellen, Nebraska the daughter of Clifford & Donna Orr Cervantes.

Marsha received her education in Gibbon, graduating from Gibbon High school. She worked at various jobs and was a member of the Gibbon Baptist Church. Later when she moved to Grand Island she joined the Spirit of Life Church where she served as an usher. She loved her church family and was loved by them. Due to failing health she made her home at Wedgewood Care Center where she enjoyed playing bingo (and calling Bingo), playing cards and the craft room. Marsha enjoyed collecting jewelry and loved to show her family and friends her jewelry and telling them about each piece. She will be remembered for her caring spirit and willingness to help when and wherever she could.

Marsha will be missed very much but we rejoice in the knowledge that she is pain free, happy and we will see her again.

Marsha will be missed by her family: Jeffery Resh of Grand Island, Jason, Kim, Amber and Jason (Jr.) Funk of Hastings, Jessica, Jim & Kaitlyn Camplin of Grand Island, Terry & Virginia Orr of Grand Island, Linda & Frank Spotanski of Shelton, Randy Orr of Grand Island, Roy Orr of Grand Island and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

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