Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Mona Henken Memorial
Mona Henken Memorial

Mona Henken

Mona Henken

Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Mona Straathof Henken, 71, of Stanwood, Washington passed away November 26, 2022 in Burlington, WA.

Mona was born on July 11, 1951, in Downey, California to Cornelius and Wilhelmina Straathof.  In 1960, the family moved from Downey to Clear Lake, WA.  In 1969, Mona graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School.  In 1973, she met and married John Henken.  John and Mona went on to open John Henken Chevrolet in 1974 in Arlington, WA.  They sold the dealership in 1994 and Mona went to work as a title clerk at Brien Ford in Everett.  She retired from there in 2007.

Mona is survived by her son, Ron (Wendy) Henken of Camano Island; daughter, Tiffany (Doug) Palmer of Sultan; Steffen West whom she raised as her own; sisters, Mary (Doyle) Guffie of Burlington and Teresa (Wes) Kenworthy of Oak Harbor; brothers, Dick (Sue) Straathof of Sedro-Woolley and Jack (Carole) Straathof of Clear Lake; grandchildren, Grace, Lila, Jesse, Audrianna and John.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Case and Wilhelmina Straathof.

A Memorial will be held at 11am, January 7, 2023, Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.  Share your memories of Mona and sign the online guest register.


  • Shelli (Henken) Willmorth

    Dear Aunt Mona,
    I many fond memories of being at your home with Uncle John and your wonderful smile and how kind you were to all of your nieces and nephews.
    You are forever in my childhood memories, rest in peace. Love you…..