Marijane Finlayson

Mar 20, 1921 - Mar 6, 2018
Marijane Finlayson went to be with the Lord, March 6, 2018 at the young age of 96, while being surrounded by loving family. A viewing will be 9:00 – 9:30 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Lander First United Methodist Church followed by the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Marijane was born on March 20, 1921 in Grass Creek, Wyoming on the family homestead, to Joseph and Matilda Henry. Marijane was joined a few years later by her brother Dewitt. Marijane went to elementary school in Grass Creek and later to several Catholic Boarding Schools in Great Falls, Montana and Boise, Idaho. She graduated from Thermopolis High School in 1939.

While working at the Lander Vocational High School, she met her husband, Duncan Finalyson. On April 28, 1942, they were wed in Mountain Home, Idaho. To this union 3 children were born, George, Clinton (Herbie), and Colleen.

Marijane loved to cook, garden and praise the Lord. She could always be found in her flower garden, in the kitchen or reading her bible.

Marijane is survived by her children, Clinton (Linda) Finlayson of Millcreek, Wyoming, Colleen (Lyle) David of Pavillion, Wyoming; 12 Grandchildren; 32 Great Grandchildren; and 13 Great-Great Grandchildren; brother in-laws, Martin Mazurie and Don Wolcott; sister in-law, Jackie Finlayson; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Duncan; parents, Joseph and Matilda Henry, mother and father in-law, Kenneth and Margaret Finlayson; son, George Finlayson; brother, Dewitt Henry; and granddaughter, Jessica Shepard; along with several brother and sister in-laws.

Memorials may be made to Friends of Hospice in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.