Barbara Getz, 91, Bismarck, entered her Heavenly home on December 3, 2017 in a Bismarck care center. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, December 7, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Family will be receiving friends Wednesday, from 6-7 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:00 at Bismarck Funeral Home.
Barbara was born on November 19, 1926, in Zeeland, ND 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 on October 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.