Mary Ellen Osterholtz

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Bauer Funeral Chapel
701 First Street
Snohomish, WA
98290
(360)-568-4126
Obituary


Mary Ellen Osterholtz

Mary Ellen Osterholtz, 89, a resident of Snohomish, WA passed away peacefully April 12, 2011. She was born June 6, 1921 in Sultan Washington to Arturo and Olimpia Salvadalena, Italian Immigrates. She was the oldest of nine children.
Mary was a long time resident of the Snohomish Area. She graduated Western Washington University at the age of 50, and worked the remainder of her career life at the State Employment Security Office in Everett.
Mary was mother to six children, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Marilyn Chauteau.
She was survived by her five children, Linda Adams, Carol (Gerald) Moroz, Joe (Kelley) Osterholtz Jr, Judy (Tom) Smith, Jerry (Millie) Osterholtz; two brothers; Bob and Dick; and two sisters, Lidia and Linda; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She was a very loving and giving mother and grandmother and also opened her home to many of her children's friends who also called her "Ma".
A special thanks to her loving caregiver Terri Hundley, and also the staff at Bethany at Silver Lake.
Viewing will be at Bauer Funeral Chapel Saturday, April 16, 2011, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Funeral Services will be held at Bauer Funeral Chapel Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 12 noon. Committal Services will be at the WoodLawn Cemetery. Reception following the service will be at the Senior Center in Snohomish.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.



Published in The Herald (Everett) on Apr. 15, 2011
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