Margaret Baumler, 92, passed away April 14, 2016 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND.
Margaret Mary Dooley was born June 18, 1923 to Francis and Julia (Kensok) Dooley in Jamestown, ND. She attended grade school at Windsor, ND and graduated high school from St John’s Academy in Jamestown, ND. Margaret continued her education at Valley City State Teachers College where she received her education degree. She worked as a teacher in Tappen, ND, Jefferson School, Fargo, ND and Wheatland, ND.
On June 18, 1947 Margaret married Clarence Baumler at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Casselton, ND. Together they raised eight children and farmed near Wheatland, ND for 47 years until retiring in 1985. In 1994, the couple made their home in Casselton, ND.
Margaret was a member of St. Leo’s Parish since 1947. She taught Faith Formation and took Eucharist to the homebound for many years. Margaret unselfishly volunteered her time by participating in Harmony Homemakers, Rosebud 4-H Club, Seniors Club, church activities and baking for others.
Her family was her pride and joy. She is survived by her daughters Cynthia (Elliott) Drucker, Kirkland, WA; Jane (Morgan) Morehart, Parker, CO; Susan (Bradley) Braaten, Casselton , ND; Jenifer (Robert) Punton, Ayr, ND; Karen (Christopher) Assel, Bismarck, ND; Lisa Baumler, Littleton, CO; and sons Daniel Baumler, Fargo, ND; Gregory (Kimberly) Baumler, West Fargo, ND. She is also survived by her sister Catherine McMaines, Fargo, ND; Sister-in-laws Marie Dooley, Casselton, ND, Theresa Dooley, Wheatland, ND, 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Clarence Baumler; brothers James and Eugene Dooley; cousin Rolandis McComb; and deceased brother-in-law Lee McMaines.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 A.M. Monday, April 18, 2016 at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Casselton, ND with visitation starting at 9:30 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Community of Care and the Casselton Ambulance Service.