Mrs. Janet “Jan” Marshall of Black Diamond WA, passed away on Saturday, March 26th, 2022, at the age of 75
Jan was born to parents Fred and Marie Allen on October 16, 1946, in Seattle, WA. She grew up the middle daughter of 4 and attended Cleveland High School class of 1964. In 1966, she married her sweetheart of 55 years, Chuck. The couple welcomed their son Jerald “JB” Marshall in the spring of 1977. The family resided in the Covington / Black Diamond area for 48+ years.
Jan was an accomplished hair stylist who opened her first salon in her home, she went onto open two additional retail salons and retired after 52 years in October 2017. Jan was a stylist, stylist with lifelong multi generation clientele. She loved her career and the friendships she made from it. On Sundays for a little bit over 20 years Jan led a convoy of shuttlers at Avis rental car. She was voluntold to retire after getting caught doing donuts in the shuttle van. In retirement Jan was an active and dedicated member of TREA and served as Chaplin up until her passing.
Jan enjoyed camping, ocean beaches, a warm bath with a good book and spending time with family and friends. She loved being a mom and was a devoted wife, she was an auntie and nanna to many, and adored by dozens. Jan was a natural helper at heart, with a loving, kind, and witty personality – her laugh was infectious. Without hesitation she made time to lend her support for others. She will be greatly missed, but she will always be in our hearts and memories.
Jan is survived by her husband, Chuck Marshall; son, Jerald Marshall; future daughter-in-law Nancy; brother, Randy Allen; sisters, Judie Keblish, Robin Campbell, and Donna Copp; niece, Janine Keblish; and nephew, John Michael Keblish; Jan is also survived by her aunt, Shirley Ward; and uncle, George Nelson; along with several cousins, nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30am on May 6th at Tahoma National Cemetery with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Momma Jan's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to https://diabetes.org/