Marie C. “Mary” Windingland

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, January 15, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church,  Grand Forks for Marie C. “Mary” Windingland, 94, Grand Forks.


Posted on 1/15/15

She died Friday, January 8, 2016 in Valley Eldercare Center, Grand Forks.

Final Resting Place: Union Cemetery, Osnabrock.

Marie C. Grigel was born on February 19, 1921 the daughter of Andrew and Pauline (Bozikowski) Grigel in Warsaw where she was raised and attended school. Marie married Oscar Windingland on November 30, 1939. They bought a farm five miles south of Osnabrock where they raised their daughters Audrey and Maureen. She will be remembered as being very active in school and the community. Oscar preceded her in death on December 8, 1975. She resided in Edinburg for several years and later moved to Grand Forks in the fall of 1992 where she became a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Altar Society.

She is survived by her daughters, Audrey (Duane) Krohn, Las Vegas, Nev. and Maureen Guthmueller, Rogers, Minn.; grandchildren, Greg (Shelley) Krohn and Kristy (Robert) Froehlich; great grandchildren, Ryan and Derek Krohn, Gavin, Grayson and Morgan Froehlich all of Las Vegas, Nev.; a brother, Stanley, Fargo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar; parents; sisters Effie Ulberg and Ann Reigstad; brothers Richard, Barney, John and an infant brother, Francis; a sister-in-law Alice (Mrs. Stanley) Grigel.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to: American Heart Assoc., 1005 12th Ave. S, Jamestown, ND 58401 or Altru Cancer Center, P.O. Box 6002, Grand Forks, ND  58206-6002

The Historic Norman Funeral Home, Grand Forks was in charge of arrangements. The online memorial registry may be signed at