Marshall F. Smallbrock, 63, Rapid City, S.D.Published 9:57am Thursday, February 7, 2013 Updated 11:59am Thursday, February 7, 2013
Marshall Smallbrock, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Rapid City.
Marshall F. Smallbrock was born in Rochester, to Loren and Barbara (Stiller) Smallbrock. He graduated from John Marshall High School in Rochester in 1967, attended technical school in Austin for a year and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1969. He served in Florida, Vietnam and Germany.
In 1973, he married Adell Silloway. She was also serving in the Air Force and they served together in New Jersey, England, Omaha and Ellsworth Air Force Base.
He retired from the Air Force at Ellsworth as a Tech Sgt. in 1989. He started his career as an aircraft mechanic and at the time of his retirement he was in plant maintenance plans and scheduling. He then was employed in Rapid City for Merrillat Cabinet Factory for 18 years and was most recently with Rapid Taxi.
Marshall loved motorcycles, especially riding in the Black Hills. He also enjoyed old movies and he had a story for every occasion.
Survivors include his wife, Adell Smallbrock, Rapid City; his mother, Barbara Smallbrock, Oronoco; three sons, John (Lisa) Smallbrock, Rapid City, Robert (Alicia) Smallbrock, Washington, D.C., and David Smallbrock, Rapid City; a daughter, Margaret Smallbrock, Rapid City; two brothers, Arthur (Barbara) Smallbrock, Barrett, and his triplet brother, Myron (Rhalene) Smallbrock, Rochester; a triplet sister, Madeleine Dunford, Fergus Falls; and six grandchildren, Shyla Barton and Monet and Hudson Smallbrock, all of Rapid City, and Audrey, Elise and Nathaniel Smallbrock, all of Washington, D.C.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Rapid City, with a military burial in Ellsworth National Cemetery in Sturgis, N.D.