Ethel May (Washburn) Montoure


April 23, 1936 – February 17, 2015

Ethel May Montoure was born on April 23, 1936 to Eddy and Olive Washburn in Birch Bay, WA on the family farm. Ethel married Raymond Montoure in 1958 and they lived together in Birch Bay.

Ethel loved cooking for her family, walking the mall, visiting with anyone and everyone, and spoiling her two beloved grandchildren, Jessica and Tyler.

Survivors include her husband Ray; daughter, Katrina (Kevin) Ramsey of Ferndale; grandchildren, Jessica and Tyler Demorest of Ferndale; sisters, Bonnie (Robert) Larsen of Mesa, AZ, and Eunice Larsen of Bellingham; brother, Merritt (Sue) Washburn of Blaine; and brother-in-law, David (Susan) Montoure of Shelton. She is preceded in death by her parents, Eddy and Olive Washburn; and her in-laws, Roland and Minnie Montoure.

Ethel always held special family occasions, which provided many beloved memories. She will be missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Graveside services are scheduled on Thursday, February 26 at 2:30 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park, 5700 NW Dr. Ferndale, 98248, and followed with a reception in the Moles Greenacres chapel.

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