Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Sedro-Woolley, WA
Marian  Harang Memorial
Marian  Harang Memorial

Marian Harang

Marian Harang

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Marian Lorain Harang, age 95, passed away June 28, 2019 at Silverado-Bellingham.  She was born August 25, 1923 in Sedro-Woolley to Samuel and Maude (Magnuson) Henderson.

She attended Sedro-Woolley High School where she met Ola Harang.  After graduating, they both served in the US Army.  Ola was in England as a crew member on B-17 bombers and Marian was in North Carolina, mostly working in the Army postal system.

When returning home from their military service, Marian and Ola were married January 25, 1946 in Sedro-Woolley.

In 1959 Ola and Marian moved to Sitka, Alaska where they raised their family and lived for the next 30 years.  Retired life was spent at Lake Samish and visiting their old home town.

Marian is survived by her sons, Gordon Harang and his wife, Eileen and Arne Harang; five grandchildren, Debra Thompson of Petersburg, AK, Trevor Harang of Sitka, AK, Bailey Harang of Amce, WA, Lael Harang of Everson, WA and Erika Harang of Bellingham, WA; nine great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren.  Marian’s family was very important to her and she was loved dearly and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Henderson and Maude Melhart; her husband, Ola Harang.

A Graveside Inurnment Service will be held at a date to be determined.  Share your memories of Marian and sign the online guest register.


  • Joanne Ozaki-Moore

    Dear Gordon and Eileen and family.
    My blessings and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.

    On behalf of Helping Hearts and Hands, we would be honored to have Marian’s obituary on the Remembrance section of our website. Please let me know your thoughts on this.

  • Robie Nash

    Just read of Marian’s passing. She and my mother, Bernice Anderson Oakes, were best friends forever. Now they’re together again and can be practicing their cheerleading in heaven.

  • Soula Christopoulos

    To Gordi & Arne and your family, we would like to offer our condolences on the passing of your mother. Our thoughts are with you as it is so difficult to lose such an important part of the family. May her memory be eternal in the stories you all share.

    The Christopoulos family