Barbara Getz, 91, Bismarck, entered her heavenly home Dec. 3, 2017, in a Bismarck care center. Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Family will be receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today with a rosary service at 7 p.m. at Bismarck Funeral Home.
Barbara was born Nov. 19, 1926, in Zeeland, to Jacob and Theresa (Lacher) Braunagel. She was raised and educated in Emmons County and graduated from Strasburg High School.
She was united in marriage to John Getz Oct. 19, 1948, in Strasburg. They moved to Bismarck, where they raised nine children. She worked at various pizza places between raising her children.
Barbara is survived by Diana (Steve) Siel, Karen Dworshak, Daniel (LoAnn) Getz, Jack (Cathy) Getz, Darlene (Mel) Malnourie, Gerald (Tammy) Getz, Richard (Cindi) Getz, David (Candace) Getz, Mary Ann (Lloyd) Claycomb; 22 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Siefert; a close friend, Rosie Heier; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; sister, Angie; brothers, Alex, Wendelin, and James; son-in-law, Jerry Dworshak; and grandson, Jeremy Dworshak.