Verlee J. Garbrecht, 85, of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. An 11 year resident of Sheridan, Wyoming and former long time resident of Rock Springs, Mrs. Garbrecht died following a sudden illness.
She was born on October 2, 1932 in Rock Springs, and was the daughter of Ben and Katherine (Zotti) Boschetto. Mrs. Garbrecht was a 1950 graduate of the Rock Springs High School. She worked at the Locker Plant until 1953. She married Alex J. “Gabby” Garbrecht on May 30, 1953, and was a homemaker until she ran Ben’s Foodliner during the 1970’s, and owned and operated the Pla Mor Bowl from the 1973-1982.
Her interests included always caring and cooking for others; visiting with her grandchildren; following the UW Cowgirls basketball team; and being nearly a 40 year Utah Jazz fan.
Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Garbrecht, of Sheridan, Wyoming; three grandchildren Kennilyn of Round Rock, TX; Rob of Billings, MT, and Katherine Burnaugh of Sheridan; her sister-in-law Annie Robertson of Rock Springs and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gabby; one son, Kenny, who died on May 28, 1980 and two brothers Ben Boschetto, Jr.and Alfred “Fritz” Boschetto.
Graveside services and interment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery on Friday morning July 27, 2018.