Mary Lou Pernett, age 51, of Bellingham, passed away in the comfort of her home on Sunday, August 20, 2017 after an eight month battle with Cancer.
She was born on February 22, 1966 to Clifford and Juanita Ludwig in Livingston, Montana. Mary grew up and attended high school in Gardiner, Montana. She attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona where she graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance and worked as a bookkeeper. While in Tucson, she met William Pernett and they were later married on October 30, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mary and Bill made their home in Tucson until moving with the family to Bellingham, WA in 2014. Mary was a loving wife and mother, kind, nurturing, and sweet. She loved her family and was an incredibly supportive and caring person. Mary enjoyed helping at her kids’ schools and was very active in supporting their extracurricular activities. Mary also enjoyed baking and tending to her plants and gardens. Mary will be remembered for her selfless manner for all family and friends and putting everyone needs before her own.
Mary is survived by her husband William, children Halle and Brandon of Bellingham, WA; Brother John Ludwig (Leslie) of Carlin, NV; Sister Cindy Brown (Roy) of Tucson, AZ; Brother Andrew Ludwig (Leslie) of Emmitsburg, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents Clifford and Juanita Ludwig.
A memorial service will take place at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Greenacres Memorial Park, 5700 Northwest Dr. Ferndale, WA.
Donations in Mary’s name can be made to Christ the King Church of Bellingham c/o Blessing Fund.