Marvin Czichotzki

marvin czichotzki
Marvin's services will be live streamed and can be viewed below shortly before his services: Marvin Amos Czichotzki passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and many wonderful nurses and caretakers at Rosewood on Broadway. Marvin was born in Breckenridge, MN to Arlo and Marion (Watson) Czichotzki on October 28, 1926. He attended school and grew up in Wilkin Co., on the family farm tending to livestock and helping on the farm. Marvin married Darlene Lomsdalen on October 8, 1955, at Christ Lutheran Church in Mitchell Township of Wilkin County. They were blessed with four children. The couple made their home and farmed in the area until moving to Fargo in the fall of 1957 where Marvin worked for the City of Fargo retiring March of 1988. Marvin couldn’t sit still and do nothing, that is when he started working various jobs including: driving tractor at Bradshaw farms, working in the yard at Northern Improvement, and being a runner for Villard Auction at The Auction Barn in Moorhead. Marvin enjoyed going on bus tours with his wife. He also loved to spend his weekends at the lake, getting up early to catch anything that would bite the hook. In the winter you could always find him in the basement working on a wood project. When his wife Darlene passed away, Marvin decided that he needed someone to keep him company. Soon after, Diana (his black cat) came to live with him. Diana was the topic of many conversations with many people, especially his neighbor. Marvin moved into Rosewood on Broadway in July 2019. He enjoyed all the activities they had to offer: putting together puzzles, music, teasing and visiting with all the nurses and being able to visit with the residents and of course the best was playing BINGO. Marvin was survived by his 4 children: Larry (Colleen) of Fargo, Dennis of Bismarck, Wanda (Bruce) Swenson of Garfield, MN, and Brian of Moorhead, 4 grand children Emily (Kevin) Kuechle, Christopher Czichotzki, Kendra & Marshal Swenson, and first great granddaughter, Lindy Kuechle. Brother, Odein “Bud” Czichotzki, sister Janice Braton, brother-in-law, Jim (Linda) Lomsdalen, sister-in -law, Shirley Berndt & Elaina Lomsdalen, as well as many nieces and nephews. Marvin was preceded in death by his wife Darlene, his parents, brother & sister-in-law, Robert & Sheryl Lomsdalen, Brother-in-law, Jim Braton, and sister-in-law, Arlene Czichotzki, and brother-in-law, Delwood Berndt. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fargo. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday August 13, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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  1. So sorry to hear about Marvin……He was always such a thoughtful man and enjoyed our visits with him at different family events….Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Mark and LaVerne Czichotzki

  2. Both Carol (Ketelsen) Gruhn and I are sorry to hear that our cousin has died. Our sympathy to the whole family. Marsha (Ketelsen) Berndt

  3. Wish I could be there with my family! Please know we are praying peace and comfort! Loved my uncle Marvin he always had to be picking on someone, he could dish it out but take it just as much too! Many fond memories!

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. My father in law was at Rosewood and so I got to know Marvin. His love of puzzles and his kitty were always topics he talked about. I can hear his voice saying “here comes trouble” and laughing. He was so fun to play BINGO with. All of COVID we will seres about him. Sending love and peace

  5. We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Marvin. Marvin and Darlene were longtime neighbors at the lake we truly missEd them. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  6. Wanda and family, We’re so sorry for your loss. I have many fun memories of Uncle Marvin at family gatherings–where he always had to be teasing someone–with love, of course! Praying for comfort and peace at this time. Will be watching online and with you in spirit.

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