Lorraine Mary Rothenbuhler, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016. Lorraine was born on October 31, 1934 to Forrest and Dorothy (Behme) McDougle. She married Gordon Rothenbuhler on December 22, 1951.
Mrs. Rothenbuhler attended Skagit Valley College earning a degree in chemistry. She was an industrial chemist for many years working at Columbia Cement and the oil refineries. She was active in Daughters of the American Revolution and the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society. She also spent many years volunteering at the Sedro-Woolley Museum.
She is survived by her son, Gary Rothenbuhler of Sedro-Woolley, WA; daughters Mary Brand of Lewistown, MT and Karen Rothenbuhler of Seattle, WA; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, Forrest and Dorothy McDougle; husband, Gordon Rothenbuhler and brother, Richard McDougle.
A graveside service will be held at Saxon Cemetery at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Share your memories of Lorraine and sign the online guest register.