Ulysses Gene Marshall

Ulysses Gene Marshall

Ulysses Gene Marshall

June 26, 1976 – May 14, 2019

Kasilof resident Ulysses Gene Marshall Jr., 42, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his home in Kasilof.

A celebration of his life will be June 1, 2019 in Wausau, Wisconsin. Family and friends will officiate. His cremated remains will be buried in Libby, Montana (Yaak, Montana).

Ulysses was born June 26, 1976 in Red Bluff, California. He graduated from high school Stevens Point Area High School in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He worked at Wausau Steel in Wausau, Wisconsin and Merrill Steel, Inc. in Schofield, Wisconsin. He moved to Alaska in January 2018 and lived in Clam Gulch and Soldotna before moving to Kasilof.

Ulysses was a Christian and helped deliver meals for HIV/AIDS patients, feed the homeless, and build Habitat homes for families. He enjoyed barbecue, cooking, boating, fishing, the mountains and travel.

His family wrote, “Ulysses was a kind spirit, a gentle giant. He loved his family and friends. He care deeply for his mother and sisters. He was very generous and loving, even giving the shirt off his back. He loved to travel and made lifelong friends where he went.”

Ulysses was preceded in death by his father, Ulysses G. Marshall Sr.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Grace E. and Nicholas J. Reudiger of Custer, Wisconsin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Billie S. McKeown and Jose Lopez of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Morlie S. and Curtis W. Hunt of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Tina V. Marshall of Custer, Wisconsin; and nephews, Joseph C. and Connor W. McKeown, both of Stevens Point, and Ethan C., Nathaniel J. and Gabriel M. Hunt, all of Minneapolis.

Memorial donations and condolences may be sent to the family at 3636 Simonis Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.

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