October 29, 2021
LaRay Wical Collins was born in Miles City, MT on September 16, 1943 to Frank and Fern Wical. She left her earthly home on October 15, 2021, leaving behind the love of her life of 59 years, Jerome, her sons Tracy (Jami) and Darrin (Dana), and six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. LaRay was predeceased by her parents, and her sister Kerry Pat Wical Askin.
Jerome and LaRay were married June 1, 1962 in Ekalaka, MT where they lived before moving to Billings in 1965. Working as a CNA in high school led to her starting Nursing School in 1966 and becoming an LPN, working in her chosen pr...