Elizabeth M. Marsh (Betty, Ma, Gramma G.) went home to be with the Lord on July 15th, 2021, surrounded by her family.
Born to Thomas and Margaret Pickett on October 22th, 1927, in Poplar, Montana. She was raised and educated in Poplar on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation along with her 6 siblings.
Elizabeth was United in marriage to Alexander (Buddy) Trottier on July 1st, 1944, and in this union, 9 children were born. After Alexander passed in 1969 Elizabeth moved to Billings with five of her children to start a new life. In 1974 Elizabeth was united in marriage to Robert Marsh and in that union, one child was born. In 2000, Robert passed away.
Elizabeth had many jobs in her life, but her biggest job was taking care of her large family. Nothing pleased her more than having a house full of her kids and grandchildren. Her faith in the Lord was strong and it kept her strong throughout her life. Elizabeth was so loved by so many including her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, adopted family, and all her friends. To know Betty was to love Betty.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents and five sisters and one brother, Ila McAnnaly, Violet Bushman, Rita Stephens, Annie Rogers, Fernie Cortez, and Richard (Jumbo) Pickett. Elizabeth also lost four of her children, Georgianna Marsh, Tim Trottier, Laura Love, and Alex Trottier.
She is survived by her children Chuck (Mary) Trottier, Bernadette Vaughn, Royleen (Rich) Baracker, Kim (Paul) Hirt, Joe (Michelle) Trottier, Bobbie (Andie) Trottier, Lisa Trottier, and Donna Krieger. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, 10 adopted children, and a special nephew Robert “Bob” McAnnaly.
Our dear sweet Mother, you are with the Lord and your family now. Watch over all of us until we meet again.
Services will be held on July 26th, 2021, at 11 am at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Billings. Rosary will be held July 25th at 6pm at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, Billings. Interment to follow at Pleasantview Cemetery, Ballantine with a reception at Sts Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church also in Ballantine.
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