2013-03-28 / Obituaries

Michael A. Krumm, 78, of Bismarck


Michael Krumm Michael Krumm Michael A. Krumm, 78, Bismarck, was called home on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Sanford Health in Bismarck.

Michael was born June 20, 1934, on a farm in Hague, the son of John and Sophia (Wingenbach) Krumm. He was raised and educated in a country school. He married Mary Bosch at Rosenthal Sacred Church east of Linton, on July 28, 1958.

After serving in the U.S. Navy, Mike worked in Bismarck where he and Mary raised four wonderful children. Mike’s faith and family were his top priorities. When his kids would come to him with worries he would always, with a little frustration in his voice, ask, “What’s that going to help?” Reminding them that prayer was anxiety’s true remedy, and then he’d call in Novenas. Praying the Rosary and Novenas were Mike’s answer to every problem and worry. He enjoyed every family gathering immensely. He was a man known for his great one-liners, and affectionately known to his grandchildren as G-Pa. His grandchildren loved getting rides from grandpa, as they knew that in the glove compartment they could find grandpa’s “treats,” which were really blue Halls cough drops. His grandchildren appreciated the numerous hours he spent on the bleachers cheering them on, Easter egg hunts, playing cards, family breakfasts, and going for ice cream and coffee. Mike had a very generous heart and was never too busy for family and friends.

Michael is survived by his wife, Mary; one son and three daughters, Ken (Alison) Krumm, Elizabeth (Les) Vaagen, Bismarck, Michelle of Fargo and Janette (Kevin) Yoder of Bismarck; grandchildren, Tyler, Brielle (Josh), Lilly Renz, his great-grandbaby, Brock, and Mariya Krumm, Savanna and Tessa Vaagen and Brady Yoder “Grandpa’s cowboy”; step-grandchildren, Byron (Katie &Aydin) and Brandon (Jasmin) Yoder; two sisters, Tillie (Ed) Silbernagel of Linton, and Ann Meier of Minneapolis, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Joe,Anton, John and infant Joe; five sisters, Katie, infant Margaret, Magdalena, Amalia, Mary; and numerous sisters-in-law and brothersin law.

We miss you and love you dearly.

“The souls of the just are in the hand of God.” Wisdom 3:1

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, 508 Raymond Street, Bismarck, with the Rev. Monsignor Thomas Richter officiating.

Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Go to www.parkwayfu neral.com to share memories of Michael and sign the online guestbook.

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