October 13, 2019

Alan S. Marr

Died May 25, 2018


Alan S. Marr, 72, of Prescott passed away peacefully Friday morning, May 25, 2018, with his family by his side at home.

Alan was born July 7, 1945, in Fresno, Calif., to the late Frank S. and Leona M. (Thayer) Marr. He married the former Joan L. Barton on June 19, 1970, and together they raised four children, Timothy, Daniel, Mar-Shella and Ryan. Alan worked diligently for General Motors in quality control until his retirement in 1997. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and camping. Alan was also a longtime member of the Ogemaw County Sheriff Posse.

Alan is survived by his children, Timothy (Amy) Marr of Prescott, Daniel (Michelle) Marr of Prescott, Mar-Shella (Greg) Duffy of St. Clair Shores and Ryan (Heather) Marr of Essexville; 10 grandchildren; and sisters, Gerri Welling and Gloria Peterson.

In addition to his wife, Joan, and parents, Alan was preceded in death by sister, Judy Baldwin; and grandson, Bradley Marr.

Visitation for Alan will take place Tuesday, May 29, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 30, from 10-11 a.m. at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 E. Harrison St., Prescott, MI 48756. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at the funeral home. The Rev. Richard Hamilton will officiate with interment following in Mills Township Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.


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