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Patricia Ann Baumler

Patricia Ann Baumler, 70, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2009, at Villa Maria Health Care, Fargo.

Patricia "Patsy" Baumler was born on September 8, 1939, to Lawrence and Anna Baumler, on the family farm near Chaffee, N.D., where she spent the first 11 years of her life.

In 1950, she moved to the Grafton Development Center, Grafton, N.D., before moving, in 1985, to Congregate Care Home, Wahpeton, N.D., and eventually to the Villa Maria, in 2005.

The family would like to thank Patsy's extended family at the Congregate Care Home and at the Villa Maria for all the loving care given over the years. They also express gratitude for the dedicated care of Hospice of the Red River Valley who cared for Patsy the past five months.

Patsy is survived by brothers, Clarence (Margaret), Casselton, N.D., Leo, West Fargo, Bernard (Vera), West Fargo, and Ray (Julie), Moorhead, Minn.; sisters, Leona Janitell, Denver, Colo., and Lorraine (Ronald) Kensok, Casselton; brother-in-law, Ronald Jaeb, Granger, Minn.; sisters-in-law, Helen Baumler, West Fargo, Stella Baumler, Fargo and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Edwin and Lawrence, Jr.; sister, Elizabeth Jaeb; brother-in-law, Ralph Janitell and sisters-in-law, Marie Baumler and Sandra Baumler

Memorials may be directed to Villa Maria Health Care, Red River Human Services Foundation, Fargo or Hospice of the Red River Valley.

A Funeral Mass and visitation were held on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, in St. Leo's Catholic Church, Casselton, N.D. Burial was at St. Leo's Cemetery, Casselton.

Condolences can be sent online

(West Funeral Home, West Fargo)