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

Nadine Bushong

Nadine Bushong

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Nadine Marie Bushong, 92, of Mt. Vernon passed away peacefully at her place of residence in Sedro Woolley on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Nadine was born on December 1, 1926 to William and Valentine (Shaw) Jordan in Bellingham, WA. She was raised in Acme and graduated from Mount Baker High School.

She married Edward Bushong in 1946 in Whatcom County and they were married for 46 years.

Mrs. Bushong worked many years as a bookkeeper in the banking industry. She continued after retirement working for 8 years at The Royal Fork Buffet as a hostess. She loved God, people, physical labor, gardening, western romance novels and all things leopard. She was an avid traveler and attended countless trips with Hesselgrave International.  She was a published poet and a member of the International Society of Poets.

Nadine is survived by  a son, Michael ‘Mickey’ Bushong, of Sedro Woolley, WA; grandchildren, Angela (Thomas) Mueller, of Santa Clara, CA and Mike Bushong, of Sedro Woolley; two great-grandchildren, Caitlin Mueller and Brady Bushong.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eddie Bushong; two brothers, Rommie Jordan and Ralph Jordan.

Services will begin at 2:00pm Friday, November 1, 2019 at Lemley Funeral Home. Light refreshment reception to follow at a nearby location.

Memorial contributions may be made to Combat Veterans International Chapter 1.

Condolences may be sent to a.bushong621@gmail.com.  Share memories of Nadine and sign the online guest register.


  • Gayle Viera

    Nadine was a 1st cousin to my mother Elizabeth (Betty) Tyas Wilson. Mom and I visited Nadine several years ago and the 2 of them had a good time tripping down memory lane.
    Please accept our heartfelt condolences on her passing.

  • Kerry and Jackie Schmidt

    What a lively, lovely woman! Nadine always had a kind word and encouragement. She will be dearly missed.

  • Jane Britton

    So sorry for your loss . I remember Nadine when we lived in Mt Vernon Wa 10 years ago. Blessings and love to her family.

  • Kathy Allen

    All my Deepest Sympathy to Michael, Angela and Family and Mike and Family.