Marilyn M. Hedrick, 82, died May 13, 2012.
She was born Dec. 29, 1929, to Harry I. Zachow and Zelia Breidung Zachow in Spokane, Wash. She spent her early years in Spokane and Spirit Lake, Idaho, graduating from Lewis and Clark High in Spokane.
She married James M. Simpson in 1948. They had three children, Paul, Jacquelyn and Jerry, and later divorced.
She married Stanley W. Hedrick in Billings on July 11, 1982, and made her home here. She and her husband traveled extensively, and she joined Global Grannies after his death, traveling to France, Canada, Branson, Mo., and the Passion Play in South Dakota.
Survivors include Paul Simpson of Polson, Jacquelyn Sullivan of Billings and Jerry Simpson of Glendale, Ariz.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two stepchildren, Judy Arnold of Butte and Sheena Lamach of Polson; and their children and grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18, at First Presbyterian Church, 2420 13th St. W. Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to Al Bedoo Shrine Transportation Fund, Box 20673, Billings, MT 59104; or RiverStone Hospice Home, 2230 Mission Way, Billings, MT 59102.