Marilee, 61, our wife, daughter, mother, and grandmother left us February 1, 2019. Marilee was born August 4, 1957, to Conrad and Miriam (Frank) Ostwalt. She was born in Billings, MT at Deaconess Billings Clinic. She graduated from Senior High in 1976. Marilee worked in the office at Kmart for over 20 years. She was a Worthy Matron with Eastern Star from 1996-1997. Marilee married Gregory Thomas on April 22, 1978. Together they enjoyed bowling, boating, fishing, and camping. They were blessed with 3 children and 9 grandchildren. Jason (Tianna) Thomas and their children Emmersyn, Bridget, Tatum and Kepler; Bradley (Jill) and their children Kaden and Annabella; Kaylyn (Micheal) Hampton and their children Julianna, Lila, and Allen. Marilee's family remembers her laughter. She loved playing cards, canning, fishing, camping, and most of all visiting with everyone. Marilee is survived by her husband, Greg; her parents; children and grandchildren; her brother Leonard (Ella) Ostwalt; and numerous extended family. She is preceded in death by her brother Duane and infant sister Gail Denise. Visitation with the family will be held February 7, 2019 at the Smith Funeral Chapel in Laurel from 4:30-7:00. Funeral Services will be Friday February 8, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the Laurel United Methodist Church. Graveside Service and Luncheon at the church will follow. The family would like to thank Dr. Neal Sorenson and Dr Michael Ganz along with the rest of the medical community who helped her over the years. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Dialysis Clinic in Billings or the Elective Trust Fund of Zidonian Chapter #50 of Eastern Star, in her name.
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