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Trudy Gertrude Elizabeth "Luna" Vachon

VACHON, Trudy "Luna" Gertrude Elizabeth Wilkerson died August 27,

2010. She was born in Atlanta, Ga.,

January 12, 1962, to Rebecca Van Pierce and Charles Henry Wilkerson. She grew up in Georgia, Minnesota and Quebec. She is survived by her mother; sons, Joshua and Van Hurd; granddaughters, Neila and Lauren; grandson, Austin; sisters, Susan Booker and Paulette Vachon; nieces, Lyn Wilchek and Andrea Ferguson; and great-nieces, Virginia, Becca, and Jaeda. She is also survived by her stepfather, Paul Vachon and many friends, who she cared about very much.

As a young woman, she was married to Dan Hurd and they enjoyed parenting their young sons. After divorcing, she decided to train as a professional wrestler. She had a long and successful career using the name "Luna" Vachon. As a member of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) family, she loved traveling the world and the relationships she had with her many coworkers and fans. In recent years, she had focused on her spiritual life. She developed a great deal of inner peace and joy in her daily life, enjoying her home and family, and touching the lives of others with her ever present optimism, compassion and sense of humor. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sierra Tucson Treatment Center. http:// www.sierratucson.com/

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Published in TBO.com on Sept. 18, 2010
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