Funeral Mass for Eugene Tormaschy, 90, of Dickinson will be 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richardton with Father Boniface Muggli celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Richardton.
Visitation for Gene will be 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 15th at Stevenson Funeral Home with a rosary and vigil being held at 6:00 p.m.
Eugene passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson.
Eugene was born in Gladstone on December 29, 1930, the son of Henry and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Tormaschy. Growing up, he attended Versippi School and Alpha No. 5 through the eighth grade. He worked on the family farm north of Gladstone. Gene met his sweetheart, Margaret Staudinger in the Spring of 1952 at his cousin’s wedding dance and the couple was married on June 29, 1953 at St Mary’s in Richardton. Gene enlisted with the United States Army on February 11, 1954 and served in Texas and Kansas before his honorable discharge in 1956. Gene and Margaret bought a farm northeast of Gladstone where they raised their seven children; Gary, Carol, Allen, Dale, Diane, Nell and Amy. Gene worked at Schnell’s/Stockmen’s Livestock for 30 years. He retired from farming and ranching in 2007 and helped out on the farm until moving to Dickinson in 2020. Gene was a member of the KC in Gladstone, American Legion in Richardton and St. Mary’s Catholic Church. His hobbies included fishing, tinkering around his farm, feeding the birds, trapping moles, playing pinochle and dancing to polkas.
Gene is survived by his wife of 68 years, Margaret; children, Gary (Cathy) of Taylor, Carol Sigl of Richardton, Allen (Vicky) of Taylor, Dale (Kathy) Loveland, CO, Diane (Tony) Feldstein of Monument, CO, Nell (Ernie) Buckman of Belfield, Amy (Todd) O’Donnell of Dickinson; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Janie) of Gladstone; sister-in-law, Rosie Tormaschy of Dickinson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Catherine Tormaschy; brothers, Arthur, Carl and Ernie; grandson-in-law, Jeremy Buckman; great-granddaughter, Bailey Buckman; sons-in-law, Ray Sigl Jr, and David Hueske.