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Marshall Brent BlackLance, AKA “Marshall 4 Scrapping Bears”, 45 of Bismarck formerly of Fort Totten ND passed away at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo ND on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Marshall Brent BlackLance was born on August 22, 1975 at Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake ND. Marshall was raised on the Spirit Lake Nation. He started attending Pre-School at the age of 3 in Fort Totten. He attended grade school in Fort Totten until the 5th grade where he played basketball. Marshall then attended Sheyenne Public School with his brother Nilus BlackLance Jr. and they became well-known basketball players. Marshall received his diploma from Kicking Horse Job Corp in Montana.
Marshall married Allison Two Horses on October 15, 1998 in Bismarck ND. From this marriage they had two children, Carrie Jean BlackLance and Marshall Brent BlackLance II.
Bismarck is where Marshall made his home, worked and raised his children. He was into motorcycles, the Green Bay Packers and his kids and dear nieces and nephews. He loved them all.
Marshall is survived by his parents Cynthia BlackLance and Arthur Mudgett; children Carrie Jean and Marshall Brent; brothers Arlin BlackLance, Garrett Mudgett, Bernard Mudgett and Barrett Mudgett; sister Lola Jean Mudgett; sister-in-law Theresa BlackLance; adopted sisters LilyAnn Mudgett and Adele Shaw; adopted bros Will Demarce, Clint Keo, Waylon Luke, Ronald McKay Jr. and Michael Thompson III; Uncle Hank from Bismarck ND, Aunt Veta (Ponga) Abeyta from Denver CO; grandmother Ardis Shaw; grandfathers Andrew Shaw Sr. and Vincent Shaw Sr.; many beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Allison BlackLance, brothers Nilus Blacklance and Darrett Mudgett; niece and nephew Arizona Mudgett and Elix Brown, grandparents Vivian Shaw Thompson and Moses Thompson, great uncle Roger Shaw and great grandparents Lillian Shaw and William Shaw Jr.
Pallbearers will be Marshall BlackLance II, Bernard Mudgett, Barrett Mudgett, Arlin BlackLance, Arthur Mudgett, Whalen Shaw Sr. and Aaron IronHawk.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Fort Totten from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service in the evening. The procession to St. Thomas will leave at 4:00 p.m. on Friday from the City Plaza in Devils Lake.
Funeral Services will be on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the church with Pastor Mike Flowers officiating. Marshall will be laid to rest in the St. Thomas Episcopal Cemetery, Crow Hill District, rural Fort Totten.