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Mary MacArthur (Mosolf)

February 8, 1919 — September 6, 2020

Mary MacArthur (Mosolf)

Mary MacArthur, 101 of Devils Lake ND passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Eventide Heartland Care Center, Devils Lake.

Mary Fazekas was born on February 8th, 1919 in St. Paul MN, the daughter of George and Mary (Pekoy) Fazekas.  When she was 1 year old, she and her family moved to North Dakota.  She attended and graduated from Clyde Public School. 

On November 13th, 1935, Mary married George Mosolf in Langdon ND.  They lived and farmed in the rural Clyde area.  They also operated the Munich Bowling Café for 5 years.  Mary then worked for Aafedt’s Locker Plant in Munich for 17 years before retiring in 1982.  George passed away on September 26, 1976. 

On June 15th, 1985, Mary married William MacArthur and they lived in Munich ND.  William passed away on January 30, 2001 and in 2006, Mary became a resident of Devils Lake ND. 

Mary was a member of the Clyde, Langdon and Devils Lake United Methodist Churches and belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary in Rock Lake ND. After moving to Deivls Lake she was very active in the Devils Lake Senior Center. 

Mary especially enjoyed her children, grandchildren and friends. She always had a hug and smile for all. She enjoyed crafts, gardening, baking and sharing the goodies with her friends.  She was a very kind and caring person and will be missed by all.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Florence Rham, Devils Lake ND, Linda (Ted) Dahl, Alsen ND and son Robert (Donna) Mosolf, Indianapolis IN; 13 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister-in-law Betty Fazekas.

She was preceded in death by her husbands George Mosolf and William MacArthur, parents Mary and George, daughters Bernice Mosolf and Vivian Brady, sons-in-law Lynn Rham and Ken Brady, sisters Betty Carnahan and Louise Rham, brothers Fred, George, Earl and Art Fazekas, grandchildren David Rham and Cynthia Kay Mosolf, great grandchild Julie Christianson, sister-in-law Clarabel Fazekas, brothers-in-law William “Bill” Rham and Elmer Carnahan.

Funeral Services for Mary will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Devils Lake with Reverend Lori Broschat officiating with a time of fellowship to follow at the Ramsey County Event Center. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, September 12th at 1:45 p.m. at the Clyde Cemetery. 

Casket Bearers will be Todd States, Troy States, Nic Kram, Austin States, Justin Christianson and Marlene Christianson.

Honorary Bearers will be Mary’s grandsons, granddaughters, family and dear friends.

Music will be provided by Mary Oehlke and Joyce Carter.


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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Clyde Cemetery

, Clyde, ND 58352

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