Marvel Wanous, age 83, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Minnesota, with interment in the Holy Family/St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held two hours prior to the service at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Marvel Adell Wanous was born on April, 19, 1934, in Greene, North Dakota. She was the daughter of Carl and Gladys (Bryant) Carlson. Marvel was baptized as an infant in Renville County, North Dakota and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She received her education in Hutchinson, and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1952.
On December 31, 1958 Marvel was united in marriage to David Wanous at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with four children, Craig, Debra, Sherrie, and Angela. She was a wonderful mother and worked hard on the farm. Marvel also worked outside the home at several places such as Edco Sewing in Winsted, Hutchinson Technology Inc., and the Senior Job Program with the Hutchinson School District #423 and really enjoyed working at West Elementary as a Teacher’s Aide. Marvel retired in 2014.
Marvel had many hobbies, but particularly enjoyed reading, puzzles, crocheting and always a good John Wayne or Clark Gable movie. She also enjoyed going out for breakfast to enjoy biscuits and gravy and caramel rolls. Marvel loved to attend family reunions, the County Fair, State Fair, and playing a rousing game of Bingo. She especially cherished time spent with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.
Marvel passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota, at the age of 83 years. She will be missed by many. Blessed be her memory.
Name is survived by her:
Former Spouse, David Wanous of Cokato, MN;
Children, Deb Stearns and her husband, Corey of Hutchinson, MN,
Sherrie Neumann and her husband, Marvin Jr. of Silver Lake, MN,
Angela Gores and her husband, Dean Jr. of Hutchinson, MN;
Daughter In-Law, Janet Wanous of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Tanner Stearns, Austin Stearns, Sara Helget (Nick), Laura Ulrich (Thomas), Andy Hansen (Linsey), Ally Pearson (Nate), Stefanie Ewert (Dan), Travis Wanous (Amy), and Christopher Wanous (Amanda);
Great-Grandchildren, Adalynn Pearson, Bennett Hansen, Hailey Ewert, Brody Wanous, Clayton Wanous, and Aubrey Wanous;
Many nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Marvel is preceded in death by her: Parents, Carl and Gladys Carlson; Son, Craig Wanous; Daughter, Mary Wanous (in infancy); Brother, Walt Carlson; Sisters, Lillian Herzberg and Lucille Runke; Brothers In-Law, Leslie Herzberg, Milan Runke and Merlyn Wanous; Sister In-Law, Geraldine Carlson; and Nephews, Terry Runke and Bruce Carlson.