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Obituary: Pardun, Colleen

PARDUN, Colleen “Judy” “Pete” After a courageous battle with cancer, Judy passed away peacefully into the arms of our Lord on December 15, 2014.

Judy was born December 21, 1935 in Dunseith, ND to William and Ethel (Schwab) Gottbreht.

In 1945 the family, which then included one older sister and one younger brother, moved to the Spokane area.

She worked at Shriners Hospital for many years and retired from Regency Care Center in 2008.

She married Eugene Pardun in 1954 and together they raised four children.

They moved from Spokane to the Tum Tum community in 1976 and she was a founding member of the Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

She was a woman of faith, family and service.

Judy is preceded in death by her parents, husband Eugene, great-grandson Daniel Leggett and sister Marilyn Berkey.

Survived by twin daughters, Tina (Jeff) Holbrook, Teri (David) Warner; two sons, Craig (Cindy) Pardun, Scott (Gabby) Pardun; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Also survived by a brother, Bill (Doris) Gottbreht and many nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be held Friday, December 26, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at Lake Spokane Community Center, 6424 Hwy 291, Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026 (near Hwy marker 18).

Memorial service Saturday, December 27 at 11:00 A.M. at the community center with a reception to follow at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant 5978 Hwy 291 Suncrest, WA.

Officiating Fr.

Tim Clancy and Deacon Craig Blomgren.

Special thanks to the staff at Northwest Cancer Care Center and Tracy with Hospice of Spokane for their superior care and support.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lady of the Lake Building Fund P.O.

Box 447 Nine Mile Falls WA 99026 in Judy’s honor.

Condolences may be left at her page at

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