Marilyn Doris Wetsch
Funeral Mass for Marilyn Wetsch, 87, of Dickinson, will take place at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richardton with Father Thomas Wordekemper OSB celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For those attending, please follow the social distancing guidelines as suggested by the Health Department.
Marilyn passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Springs at Grand Park in Billings, Montana.
Marilyn Doris Thomas was born on July 12, 1932 in Dickinson the daughter of Nick and Margaret (Jurgens) Thomas. She grew up on the farm north of Richardton and attended schools in Richardton and Dickinson graduating from high school at St. Mary’s High School, in Richardton in 1951.
Marilyn went on to attend a year of college. She was married to Thomas J. Wetsch on July 8, 1953 in Richardton. To this union three sons where born, Dan, Dave and Brian. Together through the years and many moves due to the military service Thomas and Marilyn raised their three sons. After retirement Thomas and Marilyn moved to Dickinson where they have made their home since. After the death of Thomas, Marilyn enjoyed her home for several years. Due to failing health she moved to Billings to be closer to her sons.
Marilyn enjoyed having her sons and Thomas ride their motorcycles, traveling and camping. She also enjoyed listening to old time music going on long walks, feeding the squirrels, birds and rabbits. She was a member of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include, three sons, Bryant T. Wetsch and David W. Wetsch both of Billings, MT and Daniel J Wetsch, Gig Harbor, WA; a granddaughter, Sarah Wetsch, Billings, MT;
Preceded in death by her, parents; her husband, Thomas J. Wetsch; and a sister, Marian.