Obituary: Marie R. Mares - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Obituary: Marie R. Mares

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Marie Rose Mares, 98, of Great Falls, passed way October 2, 2017 at the Highgate Senior Living.

A funeral liturgy will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church followed by a reception.

Burial of ashes will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Marie was born on June 20, 1919 in Libby, Montana to Joseph and Mary (Brouillard) Kujawa.

She graduated from Libby High School May 28, 1937.

She attended college in Great Falls and she graduated in May 1967 with a degree in Elementary Education. Marie then went on to receive her Master’s degree.

She met the love of her life, Edward F. Mares, when she fainted at church one day. They married in 1938, having five children.

Marie was a florist at Electric City Conservatory; she was an educator at Meadowlark, Skyline and Riverview schools in Great Falls.

After retirement, Marie substituted and also worked for the English as a Second Language Program.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.

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