Mary Lou Forsman

Mary Lou (Barbee) Forsman

February 8, 1928 – September 17, 2015

Mary Lou (Barbee) Forsman, 87, of Sequim, Washington passed away September 17, 2015 due to natural causes.

She was born to Robert E. ?Lee Barbee and Agnes Conley February 8, 1928 in Prosser, Washington.

She married Einar Forsman in Sunnydale, Washington on August 16, 1946. He passed away July 2, 2006.

Mary Lou was a homemaker and full-time volunteer. She lived in Albuquerque and several Washington communities before retiring to Sequim.

She enjoyed boating, fishing, bowling, bridge, bunco, Red Hat, gardening, cruising, Turtle Club and quilting.

She was a lifetime member of the Rhododendron Grange; sub-master for 2 years, Pomona Master for 3 years, NW District Director for 5 years and State Officer for 5 years. Her membership totaled 27 years.

She was also a member of the Auxiliary to District 5 Fire Department of Jefferson County; including Washington president or 3 years; with membership totaling 15 years.

Also, she was a member of Campfire for 24 years as well as a lifetime member of the Hospital Auxiliary; serving as president for 10 years.

She is survived by her son John (Michelle) Forsman of Sequim; daughters Marilyn (Carl) Price of Westminster, Colorado and Jennifer (Jim) Clark of Port Charlotte, Florida; 6 brothers; grandchildren Jessica Clark of Albequeque, New Mexico, Jacob Clark of Fort Collins, Colorado, Halli Forsman of Bellingham, Washington and Kelly Everitt of Billings, Montana.

She was preceded in death by her sons Andrew, Paul and Thomas, as well as one brother.

A celebration of Mary Lou’s life was held from 1-4 P.M. Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Rd. Sequim, WA 98382.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name to the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby.