Marvel G. Baumann

Marvel G. Baumann, age 95, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Valley City, ND died December 11, 2012 at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 15th at the Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home Chapel in Valley City. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Woodbine Cemetery, Valley City.
Marvel Gwendolyn Burchill, the daughter of William R. and Minnie O. (Olson) Burchill, was born February 24, 1917 in Pillsbury Township of Barnes County. Marvel married Edward Reed Baumann on November 25, 1942. For several years she worked as a beautician and he as a barber. They became owners of the Baumann’s Café in Valley City.  Ed continued to work in food service management and moved his family to Minot, ND and later retired to Fargo, ND. The last several years of her life, Marvel resided at the Waterford at Harwood Grove (Touchmark) on Devonshire Unit where she received exceptional care and support. Marvel’s family would like to acknowledge and thank all of the staff at Touchmark, Rosewood on Broadway and Hospice of the Red River Valley for the loving care they provided.
Marvel is survived by her son, William Edward (Suzanne) Baumann, Grandchildren William Reed Baumann and Sarah Elizabeth Baumann; great-grandchildren, Keegan Reed Baumann and Kennedi Elizabeth Baumann; sister-in-law, Marian Burchill; nephew, William Richard (Pam) Burchill; two nieces, Sandy Nordland and Susan Burchill.
Marvel was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, her parents, one brother, William Nels Burchill and one sister, Betty McGinnis.
Funeral arrangements by the Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home of Valley City.  Online guestbook available at