Marie Elizabeth Skoor

Aug 28, 1915 – May 7, 2017


Marie Elizabeth Skoor

Marie Elizabeth Skoor was born August 28, 1915 in Seattle, WA and died May 7, 2017 in Kent, WA at the age of 101 years. 

Marie graduated from Franklin High School in Seattle, in 1934.  She worked and retired from the Bon Marche (Macys) for many years.  Marie was an avid baker, and seamstress.  Marie was a very faithful member of Community of Christ Church. 

Marie is survived by her children, Robert Skoor, Patricia Nilsen, and Deborah Fenske, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren.  Marie was preceded in death by her husband George, and son John. 

Appreciation and thanks to Gabriela and staff for taking such good care of our mother.

A Memorial Service for Marie will be held Sunday, June 3, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Rainier Valley Community of Christ Church, 4820 S. Morgan St., Seattle 98118.  Light refreshments will follow the service.


Kent, WA
May 24, 2017

Sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. Know that caring thoughts are with you. Know that God (Psalms 83:18) has promised to "swallow up death forever"- Isaiah 25:8, and that “he will resurrect our dear loved ones who have passed away”- John 5:28. (

Debbie Fenske
Moses Lake, WA
May 21, 2017

We will miss you mom. I am so grateful to have had you so long in my life. I will love you forever.

Carla Nilsen
Portland, OR
May 21, 2017

Here are some photos of Marie: what a lady!

Carla Nilsen
Portland, OR
May 20, 2017

Sending love to Marie's great, big, wonderful family. I know you will miss your Marie, Grandma Re, Mom. She was a wonderful lady and I'm grateful to have known her. Love and prayers, Carla

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