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Viola Elizabeth Stulc

September 13, 1925 July 22, 2020
Viola Elizabeth Stulc
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Viola Elizabeth (Peterson) Stulc, age 94, passed away at the family home in Basin Gardens, Wyoming on Wednesday July 22, 2020.

She was born in Lewistown, Montana, on September 13, 1925 to Franklin Emory Peterson and Mary Angela (Dean) Peterson. The majority of her youth was spent in the Roy, Winifred, and Lewistown, Montana area with her parents, homesteading and ranching.

Viola graduated from St. Leo’s high school with honors in 1943. She went on to study nursing while working to put herself through school and to continue helping to support family.

Viola (called Vi or sometimes Polly) met Frank V. Stulc while attending a community dance. They later married in Winifred, Montana on November 21, 1945 and celebrated 73 years of marriage. They ranched in the Winifred area until moving to Basin, Wyoming in 1960 where she continued to ranch and farm with her husband in Basin Gardens. She worked at the South Big Horn County Hospital and Senior Home until she retired.

She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, 4 brothers Verl, Edward, Frank, and Merle and 4 sisters Grace, Evelyn, Marjorie, and Ann; by 2 grandchildren Stephanie (Stulc) Brayton and David Besson.

Survivors include 12 children: Robert (Berniece) Stulc, Linda (Doug) Smith, Richard Stulc, Gary Stulc, Donna (Leland) Johnson, Thomas Stulc, Debbra Stulc, Betty Stulc, Edward Stulc, Kenneth (Arlene) Stulc, Stephen Stulc, and Frank (Patty) Stulc, Jr., 23 grandchildren, 28 great-grand children, and 2 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of a Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday July 31, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greybull, Wyoming. Visitation for family and friends will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday July 30th until the Rosary at 6:30 p.m., at the church. Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday August 1st, in Winifred, Montana.

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