Mary I. Northington Fowler, age 75 of Colville, Wash., passed away on July 22, 2019, with her family by her side.
Mary was born Feb. 17, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. She is a 1962 Mount Baker graduate, and spent her life as a military wife to her husband, Donald H. Fowler, making her home Oak Harbor, Wash., for many years. Mary graduated Millington, Tenn., Cosmetology school in 1977, spending over 30 years in the trade.
Mary married Donald H. Fowler in Bellingham Wash., June 14, 1963. Donald was a young sailor stationed at NAS Whidbey. They started their life together with their first duty station being Naples, Italy.
Mary is survived by her son, Michael D. Fowler (Karena), of Colville, Wash.; daughter, Michelle D. Fowler, of Loving, N.M.; and brothers, William Northington, of Sumas, Wash., and David Northington, of Deer Park, Wash.
Mary enjoyed her 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and one great great niece and one great great nephew.
Loved ones proceding her in death are her husband of 53 years, Donald; her mother, Patricia Northington; father Sylvester Northington; sister, Barbara Wise; and sisters-in-law, Kearie Northington and Vicki Northington.
Mary will be laid to rest in Greenacres, Ferndale, Wash. Services to follow when family is ready.