Francine Sara Williams, Hydulica? #2, age 43, born May 11, 1975 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Francine is a well-respected member of the Upper Skagit Tribe and is also remembered for the spiritual healing work she helped her grandfather Sherman Williams Sr. with.
She enjoyed working at the Upper Skagit Tribal child care for a few years and participated in many cultural activities within her Tribe and various other Northwest Tribes. She was a member of the Upper Skagit Winter Longhouse. She had been a key leader for many traditional craft hobbies. She had learned the cedar basket weaving with her late grandmother, crocheting the winter hats for all the tribal fisherman was one of her many traits. She served as the expert weaver for the winter ceremony regalia.
Francine is survived by her sons, Arthur and Carter Williams-Fernando; mother, Lori Jo Williams; sister, Mary Jo Revey; brothers, Guy Williams, Luciean Revey, from her late father Kenneth Buck’s side; sisters, Crystal, Josephine, Teresa, Elissa Buck; brothers, Lawrence, Michael Buck; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Francine is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Sherman and Arlene Williams Sr., Kenneth Buck; father, and paternal grandparents, Rex Buck Sr. and Delores Umtuch-Buck.
Prayer Services will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 7:00p.m., followed by a Funeral Service on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at the Upper Skagit Tribal Gymnasium, burial to be held at Hamilton Indian Cemetery.