Rhonda Ryan

Obituary of Rhonda Dale Ryan

Rhonda Dale Ryan, quietly slipped into eternity at her home in Tacoma , WA on November 7th, 2023 at the age of 53 after a courageous battle with cancer. Rhonda was born in Enid, Oklahoma on October 31st, 1970 to Eldon Dale Perrine and Antonina Cana Perrine.

Rhonda was brilliant, kind, strong, brave, beautiful, and funny.  She was also a woman of unwavering faith in Jesus Christ. She married her high school sweetheart and the love of her life on 8/26/1989. Their children were two of her biggest blessings. She was a devoted wife and mother who loved supporting her family and being wherever they were. She enjoyed her children’s sports, their choir, riding quads together and vacationing as a family.

Rhonda was very successful in multiple professions throughout her life. She led a 33 year career as a Paralegal, over 20 of those years were with Jacqueline McMahon (sister), McMahon Law Group in Puyallup, WA. She was a Real Estate Broker for over 20 years and she was heavily involved with youth ministry, serving alongside her husband as Youth Leader/Pastor for over 20 years.

Anyone who knew Rhonda experienced her kindness and her love. All the way up until the day that she left this world, she put others first. Her love for the Lord was so beautiful. She trusted Him through every single part of this life and now she dances with Him. This world was a better place with her in it.

Rhonda is survived by her husband, Michael Dale Ryan, their two children; Josiah Michael and Michaiah Grace. Rhonda is also survived by her mother, brother, niece Stephanie, & nephew Bryan, Michael’s mom Maureen Kiely, two sisters Jalynne (David) Oum, nieces Kalynn & Amayah, nephew Cameron, and sister Ashley (DeWayne) Long, nieces Hailee & Kinslee and nephew Dante. She is preceded in death by her father, Eldon Dale Perrine.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering that will be held on Dec. 9th at 1:00 p.m. at Lighthouse Christian Center located at 3409 23rd St SW Puyallup, WA 98373. The family would like to thank everyone for all their prayers and support. 

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