OWENSVILLE — Laura N. “Bug” Marsch, 68, of Owensville, went to be with the Lord Jan. 17, 2020.

She was born April 24, 1951, in Georgia to James Daniel Cox and Susie (Howell) Cox.

Laura worked at Red Spot for over 30 years as a plant chemist. She was known to speak her mind and always let people know exactly where they stood.

Laura married the love of her life, Eugene “Franklin” Marsch, on July 19, 1999. She loved her husband until his passing on Dec. 2, 2018.

Laura liked her flowers and cooking and was known for being a giving person. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort. Branch. Laura served as a Eucharistic Minister and felt it was a great honor to distribute communion. She also worked the dinners at church for many years.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene; six brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her sons, William Joseph (Brandie) Cox and Christopher Shannon Gilbert; grandchildren Stephanie Gilbert, Amelia Cox, Edward Cox, Matthew Cox, Kaelen Snyder and Colton Snyder; one great-grandchild; and brothers Earl Cox and George Cox.

Holders Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Marsch. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, at 11 a.m. with Fathers Christopher Droste and Luke Hassler as co-celebrants. Visitation will be held Wednesday at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville from 5-7 p.m. and Thursday at Holy Cross from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

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