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In Loving Memory of Wanda Ann (Melonson) Nelson


Wanda Ann (Melonson) Nelson, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2024. Wanda was the first child born to Robert James and Cecilia Melonson on September 18, 1949, in Houston, Texas, and later moved with her family to Seattle, Washington. She was the only girl among seven brothers and played a vital role in helping raise her younger siblings after her mother’s unexpected passing.

Wanda was a loving mother to three children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild and later became a stepmother through her marriage to Michael J Nelson. She was known for her fierce defense of her family and her determination to care for them despite health challenges. Wanda had a joyful personality, enjoyed dancing, cooking, bingo, and spending time with family and friends.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, husband, stepsons, and two brothers. She is survived by her children, stepchildren, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, and remaining brothers, along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Rosary and Reflections, Friday, February 2, 2024, 6:00 pm , St. Therese Church, 926 35th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122. Funeral Mass, Saturday, February 3, 2024, 11:00 am, St. Therese Church, 926 35 th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Therese Catholic Academy, 900 35 th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 in her honor. stcaseattle.org

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Wanda, will will always cherish our time together. Thank you for our memories in Maui and the honor of being part of you wedding day! Now you can join all that have passed on. Love to all

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