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Coach, city employee dies of cancer

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Coach, city employee dies of cancer
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

A well-known coach and city employee has died from cancer.

Rob Marchand, 59, died Tuesday at a Sioux Falls hospital, according to his boss, Dusty Rodiek, Mitchell Parks and Recreation director.

Marchand, of Mitchell, was the Mitchell Recreation Center director since 1993 and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009.

Marchand was also the co-head coach for the Mitchell varsity girls golf team.

Will Funeral Chapel, of Mitchell, is handling arrangements.

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