Marjorie Jo Fredrichsen

Aug. 10, 1927 – April 2, 2015

A memorial service for longtime Greybull resident Marjorie Jo Fredrichsen will be held at Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 10. Marjorie, 87, died April 2 at South Big Horn County Hospital.

She was born Aug. 10, 1927, at Thermopolis, the daughter of Joseph Columbus and Lottie Mae Nicholson Davis. She grew up and received her schooling in Burlington.

She married Jimmy Dean Fredrichsen June 29, 1979, at the Big Horn County Courthouse in Basin.

Marjorie worked for Mountain Bell for 21 years. She also worked for Security State Bank in Basin and was a part-time office worker at Wheeler’s IGA.

The most important aspects of her life were her children and her faith. She was a member and an ordained deacon of the First Presbyterian Church in Greybull; a member of Chapter AN, PEO, Does Drove 20 of Greybull, Eagles Auxiliary 3086 in Basin and of the Telephone Pioneers.

She was a talented seamstress, pieced quilts, enjoyed crocheting, knitting, playing cards and was a talented artist.

Her parents, her first husband John Deering, second husband John “Bing” Wesnitzer, third husband Jimmy Fredrichsen and a nephew, Eddie Davis, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Ed and Susan Deering Thomas of Kinnear, John and Nancy Wesnitzer of Sedona, Ariz., Robert and Marilyn Wesnitzer of Severance, Colo., and Joe Wesnitzer of Sheridan; stepdaughter Barbara Cabot of Cheyenne; her siblings Louise Paumer of Moorpark, Calif., Trudy Geering of Billings, Mont., Norma Rose of Burlington, Donna Cook of Burlington, Stanley Davis of Salt Lake City, and Dan Davis of Burlington; eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

A reception for family and friends will be held immediately following the service at the First Presbyterian Church.

Donations in Marjorie’s name can be sent to Bank of Greybull, 601 Greybull Ave., Greybull, WY 82426. Proceeds will go to Chapter AN, PEO and the South Big Horn County Senior Center in Greybull.