Yolanda Huard passed away at home in Auburn, Washington after a long illness with epilepsy and associated dementia. She was 61 years old.
Yolanda was born on October 12, 1961, in Seattle, Washington at Fort Lawton Army Hospital to Alfred and Shirley Huard. Yolanda grew up in Burien, attended grade school at St. Bernadette and high school at Evergreen where she, along with her sister, Therese was on the Evergreen drill team. Yolanda enjoyed all of her high school dances and sporting events and made some great friends along the way. Yolanda also loved going out to eat and spending time with her family. Her favorite place to eat was the Black Angus Steakhouse where she would enjoy steak and lobster and a Chi-Chi. She also enjoyed Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccino’s. She was always very easy to please and appreciated everything and everyone.
Yolanda was preceded in death by her father Alfred; Mother Shirley; sister Patricia and her brother, John. Yolanda is survived by her brothers Tom and Chris; sisters Pam and Therese; aunt Maryann Huard, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Yolanda will be dearly missed by everyone.
Many Thanks to the caregivers and nurses at her caregiving agency "Community Living" where Yolanda spent the last 23 years living and enjoying life. Thanks to her hospice care team who helped take care of her during her last 3 months.
Mass of Christian burial will be on August 25th at 11:00 AM at St. Philomenia Parish, Des Moines. A viewing will take place at the church one hour before Mass. Burial will be at Holyrood Catholic Cemetery, Shoreline.