WENDY ANN (MUONIO) PASO
September 21, 1980 ~ August 12, 2010
Wendy passed away peacefully on August 12, 2010 at the age of 29 in Battle Ground, WA. She suffered a stroke in 2002 and her health slowly declined over the years. She was diagnosed in June with leukemia.
Wendy is survived by her husband, James, of Battle Ground, WA; her parents, David and Dorothy Muonio of Battle Ground, WA; two sisters, Karen and David Forland of Battle Ground, WA, Julie and Alan Paso of Brush Prairie, WA; five brothers, Dean and Stacey of Woodland, WA, Rod of Battle Ground, WA, Terry and Sally of Battle Ground, WA, Ross and Caroline of Hancock, MI, Jeff and Lori of Battle Ground, WA; grandmother, Mary Muonio of Vancouver, WA; father and mother-in-law, Joel and Shirley Paso of Battle Ground, WA; also many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of Christian friends.
Wendy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Alfred Muonio and Hjalmer and Hilda Wantaja.
Wendy was the youngest of her siblings and enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews. Wendy attended Hockinson Schools and graduated from Prairie High in 1999. She married her husband James that same year. Before ill health made it impossible, she loved babysitting and working with children and had a pre-school in her own home. Wendy was a lifetime member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. After her short life here she has now gained that great victory.
The funeral will be Monday, August 16, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. It will be held at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Brush Prairie. (16603 Northeast 142nd Avenue). A viewing will be held at 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the church.
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Published by The Columbian on Aug. 14, 2010.