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Mary "Marylou" Louise Bird

Tower, Minnesota

October 3, 1948 - June 5, 2024

Mary "Marylou" Louise Bird Obituary

Mary Louise “Marylou” Bird, age 75 of Cambridge, and formerly of Ely died Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in Encore Assisted Living in North Branch, MN. She was born October 3, 1948 in Ely, the daughter of Frederick and Patricia (Petrich) Boitz and was a graduate of Ely High School. Mary married Richard Bird on November 4, 1967 in Ely. The couple moved to Cambridge in the early 1970’s.  Mary was a homemaker, worked for Wells Fargo Bank, and later was employed as a housing specialist for the federal government. She was an avid crafter, loved making quilts, sewing, and traveling to craft shows. Mary loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, in fact, she cherished everything family related.

                Mary is survived by her husband: Dick of Cambridge, children: Patricia (Todd) Baker of Blaine, Richard (Sandra) Bird of Barnum, and Justina (William Messerich) Bird of Ely; grandchildren: Alexys Olness, Anthony Olness, Jessica (Cole) Liimatainen, Jamie (Daniel) Gilchrist, and Jordan Bird; great-grandchildren: Jace, Jayden, and Grayson; brother-in-law: Don (Cindy) Bird; Nieces and Nephews Corey (Katie) Bird and Melanie (Rick) Stickney, extended family and friends.

                She was preceded in death by her parents.

                Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024 in the Ely Cemetery. Reverend Father Brandon Moravitz will officiate.

                In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred, and may be directed to heroes helping heroes: www.h3mn.org. Mary cherished those that help others.

                Family services provided by Bauman-Vermilion, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Tower. To share condolences online, please visit www.baumanfuneralhome.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mary "Marylou" Louise Bird hosted by Bauman Family Funeral Homes.

Mary Louise “Marylou” Bird, age 75 of Cambridge, and formerly of Ely died Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in Encore Assisted Living in North Branch, MN. She was born October 3, 1948 in Ely, the daughter of Frederick and Patricia (Petrich) Boitz and was a graduate of Ely High School. Mary married Richard Bird on November 4, 1967 in Ely. The couple moved to Cambridge in the early 1970’s.  Mary was a homemaker, worked for Wells Fargo Bank, and later was employed as a housing specialist for the federal government. She was an avid crafter, loved making quilts, sewing, and traveling to craft shows. Mary loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, in fact, she cherished everything family related.

                Mary is survived by her husband: Dick of Cambridge, children: Patricia (Todd) Baker of Blaine, Richard (Sandra) Bird of Barnum, and Justina (William Messerich) Bird of Ely; grandchildren: Alexys Olness, Anthony Olness, Jessica (Cole) Liimatainen, Jamie (Daniel) Gilchrist, and Jordan Bird; great-grandchildren: Jace, Jayden, and Grayson; brother-in-law: Don (Cindy) Bird; Nieces and Nephews Corey (Katie) Bird and Melanie (Rick) Stickney, extended family and friends.

                She was preceded in death by her parents.

                Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024 in the Ely Cemetery. Reverend Father Brandon Moravitz will officiate.

                In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred, and may be directed to heroes helping heroes: www.h3mn.org. Mary cherished those that help others.

                Family services provided by Bauman-Vermilion, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Tower. To share condolences online, please visit www.baumanfuneralhome.com.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mary "Marylou" Louise Bird hosted by Bauman Family Funeral Homes.

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