Marshall Alexander Craig, 84, 2313 Benham Ave., Elkhart, Ind., a Marshall and Elkhart County resident all of his life, died, following an illness, at 7:07 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2001. Marshall died in the Rosewood Terrace Nursing Home, Elkhart. Born on November 24, 1917, in Plymouth, Marshall was the son of Frank and Eliza Annabelle Greer Craig. He was a 1936 graduate of Lincoln High School, Plymouth and attended various technical schools. During World War II, Marshall was a Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Corp. He was a member of the Plymouth V.F.W., and the American Legion. In January, 1943, in Indianapolis, Ind., Marshall and Ellamae Ennis were married. Ellamae died in Nov. 1961. In Dec. of 1968, in Elkhart, he and Loretta Zimmer Gang were wed. Marshall retired on April 1, 1984, after 44 years with the McCords Corp. in Plymouth where he had worked in the Service Plate and Layout departments. He was a member of the Plymouth Moose, Lodge and of a gun club in Elkhart. An amateur ham radio operator, his call letters were “K9MSP.” He had been a private pilot since the late 1940s and was a member of the Mishawaka Pilots club. Marshall is survived by his wife, Loretta of Elkhart, and by two daughters. The daughters are Julie Floyd and friend Warren Moore, Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte and Phillip Fifer, Sr., Riverview, Fla. A granddaughter, Kay Graf, Riverview, Fla., and a grandson, Phillip and Jean Fifer, Jr., Hanover, Md., together with four great-grandsons also survive. A step-daughter, Shirley and Roger Rhodes, Ft. Wayne, Ind., and a step-son, Robert and Alice Gang, Dewey, Ariz., survive as well. Marshall was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Ellamae, two brothers and two sisters. There will be no visitation. Memorial services in the New Oakhill Chapel, Plymouth, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2001. The Rev. Mark Kloess, pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, will officiate. The Plymouth V.F.W. Post 1162 will give full military graveside honors at Oakhill Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial gifts in Marshall’s name may be made to the Plymouth V.F.W. Post 1162 or the Elkhart County Hospice.