Mary Fulcher, born June 11th, 1933, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 31st in Coupeville, Washington.
Mary was born in Porterville, CA. Raised in Long Beach, CA. Mary raised her family in the San Diego area. She later moved to Cle Elum, Washington to be closer to her daughter and her family. She ran a small preschool there for many years. She moved to Whidbey Island in 2008 where she shared a beautiful home with her sons on Zylstra Road. The house was always filled with music and family occasions.
Mary's parents were deeply religious and instilled a strong love of God through Christ Jesus that Mary embraced throughout her lifetime.Mary became a minister for the Temple of Life in Christ in 1976. She firmly believed in the power of prayer. Her extensive reading and spiritual writing were a testimony to her spiritual work. She spoke often of her close relationship with Mother Mary and her goals of bringing Heaven closer to Earth.
Mary was preceded in death by her dad, Ernest GodLove Gautschy, her mom Marjorie June Newkirk and her daughter Laura Lee Temple, and husband Eric Fulcher.
Mary is survived by David Gautschy, her children Richard Switzer, Scott Switzer, and Marianne Houlne; grandchildren Gabriel Temple, Wesley Switzer, Stacy Switzer, Stephanie Wilson, Anna Houlne and Adam Houlne, her great grandchildren Tyler Campbell, Nathan Temple, Ripley Temple, Darion Wilson, and Payton Wilson.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Living Circle of Oak Harbor.
We give thanks to the staff at Careage of Whidbey for their professional care and kindness prior to her passing. Arrangements are under the care of Burley Funeral Chapel.