Douglas R. Marohl, 61, of Battle LakePublished 3:44am Monday, September 23, 2013 Updated 5:51am Monday, September 23, 2013
Doug was born in Breckenridge Nov. 16, 1951, to Vernon Marohl and Audrey Muehler Marohl. He grew up in Wahpeton, N.D., graduating from high school in 1969. Doug attended North Dakota College of Science and Moorhead State University, graduating with a degree in Human Services and Social Work.
On May 12, 1973, he married Sandi Schreiber at St. John’s Catholic Church in Wahpeton. This year they celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.
In 1975, they moved to Fergus Falls where Doug began working at Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota. In 1996 he began working for Heartland Industries in Moorhead.
In 1998, Doug fulfilled a dream of starting his own business, Midwest Community Residential Services (MCRS), in Central Minnesota.
Doug devoted his career to providing services for people with disabilities. He always considered his clients, their family, and his employees as his large extended family. Doug always took the time to talk and give a smile to everyone he worked with.
Doug is survived by his wife Sandi of Battle Lake; a daughter Kimberly of St. Cloud; his sons, Trevor (Becky) of St. Cloud, and Travis of Moorhead; Doug adored his two grandchildren, Ella Mary and Benjamin Douglas of St. Cloud. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Vickie and Steve Klemm of Richville; his father-in-law, Allen Schreiber of Breckenridge; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Audrey Marohl; a brother, David; mother-in-law, Mary Francis Schreiber; and his grandparents, Albert and Laura Muehler and Emil and Lily Marohl.
Memorials are preferred to Special Olympics of Minnesota and Our Lady of the Lake Religious Education classes.
Visitation: Monday from 9:30 to 11 a.m., at the church
Service: 11 a.m. Monday, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Battle Lake
Clergy: Father Paul Folsom
Burial: Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery, rural Battle Lake
Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls