Marvin Michael Grossman
Mar. 6, 1941-Apr. 14, 2017
Marvin Michael Grossman, 76, of Esmond, ND passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Esmond, ND with Fr. Brian Bachmeier celebrating. Visitation will take place Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM followed by Rosary at 7:00 PM and Vigil Service at 7:30 PM at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Esmond, ND. Music will be provided by June Prom and Christine Hager. Burial will be held at the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Esmond, ND.
Marvin Michael Grossman was born March 6, 1941 on the family farm near Esmond, ND to Joseph and Agnes (Wolf) Grossman. He was raised and educated in Harvey,
ND where he lived with his parents and grandparents. Marvin moved to Pierre, SD after school to work on the Oahe Dam. He met Ellen Elizabeth Odegard in Pierre and the two were married on January 4, 1963 in Ft. Pierre, SD. The couple made their home in Esmond, ND where they raised their children: Donald, Kathrine, Bradley, Cyn-
thia and Karl. Marvin worked at the Zeigler Gas Station in Harvey, ND for a short time before spending 42 years as a Millwright. He also worked part time at the Fessenden Coop in Esmond before retiring in 2009. Ellen passed away on January 9, 2008.
Marvin enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing pinochle and smear and driving trips into town. He was a member of the St. Boniface Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Marvin’s greatest joy was spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Marvin is survived by his children, Donald (Denise) Grossman of Rugby, ND, Kathrine (Dan) Krosbakken of Harvey, ND, Bradley Grossman of Esmond, ND, Cynthia (Ken) Selzler of Harvey, ND and Karl Grossman of Esmond, ND; grandchildren, Jamey (Nicole) Grossman, Jordan (Stephanie) Grossman, Ashley (Logan) Sevre, Paige Krosbakken, Abigail Grossman and Rochell Grossman; great grandchildren, Danica Grossman, Kate Grossman, Camden Grossman, Stella Sevre and Kylie Grossman; siblings, Vickie Axtman of Fargo, ND, Ron Grossman of Esmond, ND, Dan (Sharon) Grossman of Esmond, ND, Gary Grossman of Bismarck, ND and Bryan Grossman of Grand Forks, ND; brother-in-law, Edward (Lorene) Odegard of Knoxville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Agnes (Wolf) Grossman; wife, Ellen Elizabeth Grossman; brothers-in-law, Hank Odegard, Karl Odegard, Raymond Odegard, Robert Odegard, John Odegard and Kenneth Axtman; sister-in-law, Adelene Odegard.
Online condolences may be left at www.thenelsonfuneralhome.com.
The Nelson Funeral Home of Maddock is in charge of the arrangements.
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