November 21, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Memorial Service for General Fred Marty planned for 4 p.m., Friday

A Celebration of the Life of General Fred Marty will take place at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at Mercy Hammons Heart Institute, 1235 E. Cherokee.

The event is open to the public, however, seating is limited.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, the Marty family respectfully requests contributions to be directed to: MSU Foundation - Army ROTC Building Fund, 300 S. Jefferson, Springfield, Mo. 65806.

Marty died at age 71 Wednesday evening after a year-long battle with cancer. His distinguished career in public service spanned five decades. He most recently served for three years as Springfield, Missouri's Deputy City Manager.

For more information, contact: Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, 417-864-1009 (office) | 417-380-3352 (cell),

city of springfield

Department of Public Information

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 •