Anna Louise Mace, age 87, passed away peacefully amongst family on May 10, 2013 in Mount Vernon, WA. Anna was born April 27, 1926 in Spencer, West Virginia to Mabel and Romie Edgell, and married Don Mace in 1946, sharing 32 years of marriage until his death in 2008. Anna was a woman of faith who was deeply involved in church activities and supported her husband's 37 year ministry. She also worked as a receptionist and bookkeeper for a doctor's office in Bellingham and Mount Vernon. Anna was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed her family, friends, and loved working and helping others. She touched many lives with her sweet and gentle nature. Anna is survived by their children Beverly A. Allen (Art Welle), Joseph D. Mace (Sue Ann), and Donald R. Mace II (Michelle); grandchildren Troy Allen, Kimberly Allen, Genniefer Allen (Nick), Jessica Archer (Jared), Rebecca Staub (Rob), Tara Fernandez (Travis), Tanya Mace, and Travis Mace; great-grandchildren Jordan Allen, Diondre Barron, Angelica Allen, Joey Archer, Eloise Archer, Ezekiel Archer, Oliver Staub; great-great-grandchild Nathaniel Allen. Remembrances may be made to
. Memorial Service will be held Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Hawthorne Funeral Home, 1825 E. College Way Mount Vernon, WA. Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA
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Published in Bellingham Herald on May 15, 2013