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Obituary for Marie L. Tooch
Marie L. Tooch, 76, passed away at her home in Brookings, Ore. on November 11, 2015.
Marie was born April 16, 1939 in Merced, Calif. to Loyal and Maude (White) Westerman. She spent most of her working life as a bookkeeper for various companies. While living in California, Marie was a reserve deputy with the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office. She was a very skilled marksperson and won several awards. She was married to James V. Tooch, Jr. They lived in California, Sequim, Wash. and Beaverton, Ore. Marie moved to Brookings following James’ death in 2006. Here she was very active with the animal shelter and enjoyed taking care of cats.
Survivors include her son, Eric Rohner and daughter Sonja Taunton, both of California; seven grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; brother, Ron Westerman of California.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the South Coast Humane Society, PO Box 7833, Brookings, OR 97415.
No public ceremony is planned.
Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.