SALLY (PETERSON) MONEDA(1965 - 2013)

Sally Peterson Moneda born September 28, 1965 went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 3, 2013. Sally fought a brave battle of stage 4 ovarian cancer for 2 and ½ years. Sally is now in the loving arms of Jesus with no more pain and no more suffering.

She is survived by her loving husband, Willie Moneda and stepson Kevin of Seattle and Sasha her dog; her parents, Tom and Beverly Peterson of Sedro-Woolley; her sister, Dawn and Don Nilsen of Ferndale; her brother, Tony Ehlert and Christina of Sedro-Woolley; sister, Teresa and Ken Potasher of California; her brother Tom Zehrung of Texas; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born in Renton, Washington her family moved to Bellingham, Washington and then to Sedro-Woolley, Washington where she graduated from Sedro-Woolley High in 1983.

As a teenager she worked as a meat wrapper for Thrifty Foods.

She graduated from Western Washington University in 1987 with a degree in Broadcasting and Journalism.

She enjoyed acting in high school, college and at SCAT Community Theatre.

She went to work at KIRO news as a news writer and volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club where she decided to pursue her teaching certificate from the University of Washington and her Masters degree in Mathematics a few years later in 2003.

She taught at Loyal Heights Elementary School in Seatle for 18 years. She loved teaching, traveling to France, Italy, Europe/South American, Thailand, Hawaii and Alaska and sailing the Puget Sound with her husband and dog Sasha.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Darrell; grandparents, five aunts, three uncles and cousins.

Graveside services will be held January 12, 2013, 11:00am Union Cemetery in Sedro-Woolley. Pastor Jon Skiffington, CTK officiating.

A special thanks to Hospice of Seattle and her sister, Dawn RN who worked with Hospice and who took loving care of her baby sister until Jesus called her home.