Marvin Niesche Obituary

Marvin Fred Niesche
Marvin Fred Niesche

February 23, 1922 - June 5, 2017
Born in Wheaton, MN
Resided in Fergus Falls, MN


Marvin Niesche, 95, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at Sanford Health Palliative Care, Fargo, ND.

Marvin Fred Niesche was born on February 23, 1922, the son of William and Freda (Nelk) Niesche. He was baptized and confirmed in St. John's Lutheran church in Wheaton, Minnesota. Marvin attended Rural School Districts #58 and #37 in Monson Township, in Traverse County through the eighth grade and then stayed on the farm.

Marvin and Dorothy Totzke were married on June 23, 1948. They farmed and Marvin did a lot of custom work for neighbors, such as shelling corn, baling hay and straw, and also did custom feed grinding. They had 3, 200 laying hens a year and raised 6, 000 pullets twice a year for different hatcheries. Marvin and Dorothy left the farm in 1984, when they moved into Fergus Falls. He worked for the Trinity-Faith Cemetery for about fifteen years.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; five children, Brenda (Michael) Marko of East Bethel, MN, Mark (Mary) Niesche of Erlanger, KY, Michael (Jeanne) Niesche of Hutchinson, MN, Debra (Jean) Hoepfner of Beulah, ND and Dawn (Bryan) Hust of West Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Henry, Herbert and Matthew Niesche, Michael and Robert Marko, Kristen, Kelly, Katie and Justin Niesche, Jennifer, Steve, Christopher and Theodore Hoepfner and Aaron Hust; 18 great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, William and Freda.

Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday June 9, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church.

Clergy: Pastor John Christensen & Pastor Noah Rogness

Interment: Trinity-Faith Cemetery, Fergus Falls, MN

Funeral Home; Glende-Nilson of Fergus Falls

Marvin's Memorial Folder




Trinity Lutheran Church
1150 W. Cavour, Fergus Falls
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Friday, June 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
1150 W. Cavour
Fergus Falls, MN US 56537
Friday, June 9, 2017
11:00 AM
Trinity Faith Cemetery
Cty rd 111
Fergus Falls, MN US 56537
Friday, June 9, 2017