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Marianna Metke fondly remembered


FOND SUPPORTER OF SEAHAWKS AND SOROPTIMIST – Marianna Metke had many causes she was passionate about. She was an art lover extraordinaire and generous with her time and donations throughout the La Conner arts community. – Photo courtesy of Karen Marshall

The Soroptimist members of La Conner started sharing remembrances of Marianna Metke among themselves upon hearing word of her death May 24. The following messages provide a glimpse into her life and her commitment to the Soroptimist International La Conner Chapter (SILC). Metke grew up a Sisson, a Skagit Valley pioneer family. She loved La Conner, plants, the arts and her Soroptimist sisters.

Marianna touched me deeply by caring and sharing when my husband got ill. I will remember her always for her care and compassion. She is back reunited with Bob, and I can see her smile and love radiat...

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