Barbara Macioroski

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Barbara Macioroski

Barbara Macioroski, age 91, of Terry passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the Prairie Community Nursing Home in Terry.

Barbara was born on December 4, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Alec Macioroski and Alice (Elsie) Szczesney. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. Barbara attended Valley View School and in the sixth grade her parents moved to Terry, MT to continue her schooling. She graduated from Terry High School and was employed by Prairie County working at the office of Public Welfare and the office of Superintendent of Schools. She also helped in the assessor’s office or wherever needed for assistance at the various offices at the Court House. A few years later she began working for the Production Marketing Administration for about three and half years. From there, she began working at the Kempton Hotel in 1960 as a desk clerk and also selling Greyhound bus tickets. On July 20, 1960 she began a thirty-five-year career working with Montana Dakota Utilities, the last three years of which she managed it all by herself where she did the janitor job, collecting, yard work and anything and everything that had to be done. The office closed in July of 1996.

Barbara enjoyed giving a helping hand at the church, American Legion Auxiliary or wherever needed.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, sisters: Alma Mothershead, Josephine Macioroski and an infant sister, brothers; Albert, Joseph, Elmer, Chester, Peter, Tom, Roy, Stanley and Tony. She is survived by a sister Alice (Leon) Gothard and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on January 11, 2021 from 1-5 PM at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Mass of Christian Burial was held on January 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Terry. Rite of Committal will follow in the Prairie County Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: