Marsha Marilee Brovald
Marsha Marilee Brovald
  • January 3, 1954 - April 2, 2017
  • Fair Oaks, California

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Marsha Marilee Brovald was born on January 3rd, 1954 in Carmichael, California, to parents Lester and Ellen Young. She was the youngest of 2 daughters. Growing up in Fair Oaks, California, Marsha enjoyed hunting and fishing with her father and playing sports and games with her neighborhood friends. She attended and graduated from Del Campo High School, located in Fair Oaks, in 1972.

During her 25 years of working at Raley's, Marsha met her husband-to-be, Mel, in February of 1980. One short year later, they were married on February 28, 1981. Marsha and Mel have raised 2 children, Joshua and Kayla, into adulthood, who have since started families of their own.
Throughout her life, Marsha touched many people's lives with her generous hospitality and her caring, giving heart.

Her favorite place on earth - DISNEYLAND !

In July of 2016, Marsha was diagnosed with leukemia. After a long, hard-fought battle, she succumbed to the disease on April 2, 2017.

Her surviving family members are numerous, but mainly include:
Mel Brovald - Husband of 36 years
Irene Oleson - Mother-in-law
Josh and Alicia Brovald - Son and Daughter-in-law
Kayla Brovald and Mike Wilson - Daughter and fiancé
Veryl and Laurie Brovald - Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law
Keith Brovald - Brother-in-law
and her four precious grandchildren - - -
Amelia, Lincoln, Lennon, and Lacy Brovald

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to:
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or American Diabetes Association