Dolores (Dolly) Marie Wiederrich, 76, passed away on Nov. 28, 2011, at Northern Montana Hospital due to natural causes. Her funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at 11 a. m. at St. Jude Thaddeus Church with Father Dan Wathen officiating. A luncheon will be held immediately after the service at the Parish Center. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Great Falls a later date. Memorials may be made in Dolly’s honor to St. Jude Thaddeus Church or to Great Falls Central. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.
Dolly was born Oct. 21, 1935, to William (Bill) and Theresa (Namen) Regan in Great Falls, Mont. She attended Great Falls Central School. Dolly married LeRoy Wiederrich in 1955. The couple had three children: Rozan, William and Valerie. Roy and Dolly lived in California until they moved to Havre to take over Blair Iron Works, later expanded to Industrial Engineering, until Roy’s death in 2001. In 1999, Dolly purchased and operated Marguerites clothing store until its closure in 2005.
Dolly enjoyed baking and decorating cakes for friends and family, shopping, Fox News, travel, theatrical arts and taking care of her friends. She was anxiously awaiting the birth of her first great-grandchild. Dolly was a member of the Elks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; daughter, Valerie Wiederrich; sisters, Rozan Ide, Lillian O’Neil and Mary Alice Johnson; and brothers, Frank Skites and William James Regan (Jr.).
Dolly is survived by daughter, Rozan Kerr of Havre; son, William (Terry) Wiederrich of Havre; grandchildren, Christal Kerr, Theresa (Tony) Mirador, and Amber (Anthony) Randles, all of Havre; sister Helen (Dick) Bailey of San Jose, Calif. ; sisters-in-law, Adeline (Bud) Yates of Great Falls, Mont., and Lorraine (George) Hunter of California; brothers-in-law Earl O’Neil of Great Falls, Mont., Bob Wiederrich and Bud (Florence) Wiederrich of California; and many nieces and nephews.