Eleanor Sue Fowler
November 25, 1939 – May 11, 2018
Sue E. Fowler (Eleanor Sue Fowler) of Yakima, Washington passed away on May 11, 2018 after a long battle with illness.
She was born on November 25, 1939 in Bellingham Washington to Mary and Floyd Rideout. She married Ray Fowler on June 8, 1957 in Paso Robles, California. Later moving to Santa Maria, California where she worked in the food service industry. In December 1978, she moved to Yakima, Washington and continued her 55+ year career in the food service industry. She worked in banquets at the Town Plaza and M & M Catering, where she touched the lives of many of the youth she worked with in the Yakima Valley.
She loved to travel the country especially by train. She was able to enjoy this passion of hers during a visit to China. She also enjoyed visiting Scotland, France and London.
Sue is survived by her Mother Mary Rideout of Senora, California; her children-Daughter Sally (Rudy) Zamora of Bonney Lake, Washington; Larry (Sonya) Fowler of Yakima, Washington; Jason (Tracie) Fowler of Yakima, Washington; her 3 sisters - Kathy Guyette of Barton, Vermont; Betsy (Ron) Borda of Jamestown, California; Cindy (Schuyler) Wiersum of Cave Junction, Oregon; and one Brother - Dennis Rideout of Yakima, Washington; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Sue is preceded in death by her father Floyd Rideout, and her lifelong friend and companion Ray Fowler.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the Chandler House for all the love, support, and care given to Sue.
A memorial and celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations be made in honor of Sue E. Fowler to the Chandler house.
- A memorial and celebration of life will be held at a later date.