Stan E. Brookings, age 77, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Stan was born on April 21, 1935 in Great Falls, Montana to Gene and Marguerite (Skinner) Brookings.
Stan was an outdoorsman and loved the mountains. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, traveling, and was a great cook. He belonged to the Wildcat Steelhead Club and was a guide on the Skagit River for many years. He was a long time member of the Sedro-Woolley Eagles, and was the President of the Sedro-Woolley Little League for 7 years. Most of all he loved spending special time with his granddaughters.
He worked at Skagit Steel for 27 years in the welding shop and later became a job planner and estimator. Later, he ran a small steel plant in Bellingham. He also worked at Haskell Corporation. After retirement, he worked as a roving security guard for Sierra Pacific, a job he loved. Stan was more than this obituary shows he was a special man and will be greatly missed by many.
He is survived by his wife, Elli; daughter-in-law, Linda Brookings; granddaughters, McKenzie and Haley Brookings; sisters, Ruth Kuske (Edwin), Kathy Mast (Todd); uncle, William Brookings; aunt, Doris Kester; numerous cousins, and many nieces and nephews.
Stan is preceded in death by his parents; son, David Brookings; daughters, Karen and Julianne Brookings; sisters Barbara, and Marilyn Cornwall (John).
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Fish, Dr. Mathey, Burtons Care Center, North Puget Oncology at United General Hospital and Walgren’s Pharmacy for all their help in the past years.
Memorial Services will be held Monday, May 14, 2012 at 11:00AM at Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley with Pastor Jim Cannon officiating. A reception will follow at the Sedro-Woolley Eagles. Inurnment will be at the Saxon Cemetery in Acme at a later date.