Amy Jo Mercer, 46, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon.
Amy was born on January 26, 1971 in The Dalles, Oregon, the daughter of John & Jody (Eaton) Dethman, residing briefly there until moving to Cordova, Alaska where she attended grade school until the age of 12 when she moved to Mount Vernon. She attended and graduated from Mount Vernon High School with the class of 1989.
On September 15, 1995 Amy was united in marriage to Dave Mercer in Mount Vernon and they made their home there until settling in Sedro-Woolley in 1998.
Amy worked for several years for the Thrifty Foods Grocery Stores until beginning a career in Real Estate; first with John Whitney and then as the local office manager for the Northwest Multiple Listing Service where she has worked for the past 15 years.
Amy enjoyed baking and working in her garden and just being with her family and her pets.
Amy is survived by her husband Dave and daughter Alyssa at the family home in Sedro-Woolley; her mother and step-father, Jody & Ron Reiss of Burlington; her brother, Jeremy Dethman and his wife Theresa of Burlington; her mother & father-in-law, Mary Ann & Roger Mercer of Burlington; brother-in-law, Mike Mercer and his wife Beth of Puyallup; uncle, James Eaton and wife Cheryl of Burlington; 3 nephews, Dylan Dethman, Miles Mercer and Kailen Mercer; 2 nieces, Alana Huff and McKendrie Dethman; cousins, Alana Wilson, Kari O’Rear, Dena Traxler, Bonnie Jo Bernard, Robert Bernard, Anthony Cushman, Michelle, Timothy and Andrew Eaton and Kathleen Morgan along with numerous other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her father, John Dethman.
A Life Celebration Service will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Lemley Chapel in Sedro-Woolley. The family suggests memorials be made to the Lupus Foundation, 1601 5th Avenue, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98101.