Ellen Hazel (Sackrider) Chadwick was born in Elma, Washington, to George and Gladys (Mason) Sackrider. She lived in Montesano and attended Montesano High School and received her secretarial certificate from Grays Harbor Community College. Ellen married Jerry Chadwick in Montesano in May of 1973, where they made their home since. She was happily surrounded by many friends and family members in her last days.
Ellen was a fixture at Montesano High School sporting events and particularly enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren participate for the Bulldogs. She also enjoyed playing cards, volunteering at the ‘Shop with a Cop’ program and attending (often hosting) large family gatherings.
She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Larry Madoche and Mike Sackrider. She is survived by her husband, Jerry; son, Brian (Trish) Chadwick of Moses Lake; daughter, Ranee (Doug) Farmer of Montesano; brother, Joe (Becki) Sackrider of Bay Center; four grandchildren Scott (Sara) Rohr, Chelsea Rohr, Shaydon Farmer and Baylie Farmer; three great-grandchildren Kaydance, Levi and Hunter as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held on Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Montesano Moose Lodge, 3 Monte Elma Road. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made in Ellen’s name to the Montesano High School ASB Athletic programs, 303 N. Church Street, Montesano, WA 98563.