Marilee R. Westphal, 74, of Grand View, died Oct. 31, 2005, at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
She was born Feb. 12, 1931, in Goshen, Ind., the daughter of Harold and Edna Bates.
She married Burton W. Westphal on Oct. 14, 1948, and they had 13 children.
Marilee loved her house and all the animals. She enjoyed being in the outdoors, as well as hunting and fishing.
She is survived by: her husband, Burton; daughters Mildred Mowery of Grand View, Nancy Konrath of Michigan, Carol Holland of Minnesota, Marilee Dillard of Grand View, LouAnn Servis of Grand View; sons Wayne Westphal of Michigan, Ron Westphal of Minnesota, Roy Westphal of Grand View, Burton Westphal of Michigan; sisters Norma Westphal, Judy Gavin, June Cheneweth, and Connie Butcher, all of Michigan; 38 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by both parents, three daughters, one son, a sister, and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimers Foundation or the Grand View Ambulance, c/o Donna Bennett, 573 N. Bennett Road, Grand View, ID 83624.
Cremation is under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.