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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

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Helen Banda Ralsten was born in 1938 in Weirton, West Virginia. She was the daughter of Milan and Mildred Bastaja Banda. A graduate of Marshall University, she had been a school teacher in Chesapeake, Ohio. Her husband, Murrill, died on the plane with her. They left a son, Murrill Ralston, III, and a daughter, Mollie.

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