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Sandra (Skiffington) Marquette


1948 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Sandra (Skiffington) Marquette Obituary
Sandra Skiffington Marquette passed away on February 5, 2011 after a brief bout with pneumonia. She was born in Ellensburg on October 8, 1948, the second daughter of Mark and Bernice Skiffington.

She attended Lourdes Academy, Morgan Jr. High, and graduated from Ellensburg High School in 1966. She moved to Seattle and then to California. She worked as a realtor in Orange County for several years.

Sandy moved back to the Pacific Northwest in 1995, and settled in Yakima where she continued working in real estate. She was retired at the time of her death.

Sandy will be remembered for her creativity and beautiful artworks and her generous spirit. She loved hosting family reunions at her home in Terrace Heights. She volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in Yakima and went to Mexico to build houses with that organization.

She is survived by her brothers, Joe Skiffington of Yakima, Greg Skiffington of Anchorage, AK, and her sister, Margo Foeller of Portland, Ore.

A Celebration of Life will be held on February 26th in Yakima. Please call (509) 945-1441 for details.

Remembrances can be made to Habitat for Humanity.

Published in Daily Record from Feb. 11 to Feb. 18, 2011
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