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Dorie (Bratsch, Clouse) Green

Dorie (Bratsch, Clouse) Green

Oct. 10, 1955 - Dec. 15, 2013

GREEN VALLEY, AZ - Dorie (Bratsch, Clouse) Green, 58 years of age, was taken form us in Cut Bank, Montana on Sunday, December 15, 2013.

Dorie Lynn Bratsch was born on October 10, 1955 in Willmar, Minnesota. A graduate of Olivia High School, class of 1973. Married Craig Clouse of Olivia in 1975.

She served in the US army Reserve, 825th Supply Co of Willmar, MN 1974-1984. She was a resident of Olivia, MN, Cut Bank Montana, and recently Green Valley, AZ.

She was very personable and always kept in touch with people she loved, her smile lit up a room. She had a full life with a variety of jobs. She was a certified caregiver for the elderly, her favorite job.

Dorie loved life; she was a free spirit, selfless. One who would help anyone, expecting nothing in return; especially when it came to family. Dorie loved movies, especially comedies and old movies. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, music, painting and being outdoors. She was an excellent artist and cook. She loved sunrises as they reminded her of God. She wanted us to be happy and love one another.

Dorie is survived by her parents: Anna Ashley, mother, of Shakopee, MN, Dennis Bratsch, father, and Eileen, step-mother of New London, MN. Siblings, Linda (Terry) Harden, Green Valley, AZ, Julie (Pat) Bennington, Shakopee, MN, Tim Bratsch, Waconia, MN. Children: Rachelle & Joseph Wetherington, Billings, MT, Andy and Jenelle Clouse, North Platte, NE, and Joshua Clouse of North Platte, NE. Granddaughters: Elizabeth and Isabelle Wetherington and Sophia Clouse. Very special Friends: Don Elhard of Cut Bank, MT and Denny Espelien of Hector, MN.

Services: A memorial service will be held in Billings, MT in the near future.