Lloydyne “Nini” Zalunardo passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018 at her home in Lebanon, Oregon after a two-year battle with cancer.
Nini was born in McCloud, California on September 5, 1928. She married Alfred “Chat” Zalunardo in April 1948; making their home in McCloud where all five children were born. In 1963, they moved their family to Davis to be near Chat's parents.
In the spring of 2016 they moved to Lebanon, Oregon to be near their daughter Ann.
She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker, seamstress, and jack of all trades raising her family.
Nini is survived by her husband of 69 years, Alfred “Chat” Zalunardo; daughters: Mary Stevens and husband Kirk Stevens, and Ann Ellis and husband Rob; sons: Ted Zalunardo, and Anthony Zalunardo and wife Roxie Zalunardo; granddaughter, Christine Anderson and husband Joe; grandson, Eric Zalunardo; great-grandson, Jaxson Ryan Anderson; step-great-grandchildren: Joseph Jr. and Charlee Anderson; step-grandchildren: Katie Baker and husband Marshall, and Brianna Smith and husband Cody; and step-great-grandchildren: Owen and Abigail Baker.
She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Zalunardo; and grandson, Ryan Ahlborn.
A funeral mass will be held Friday, March 2 at 11:30 a.m. at St James Catholic Church in Davis, with internment at the Davis Cemetery following mass.