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Obituary: Paula R. Tissaw

Paula R. Tissaw, 72, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on Sept. 17, 2018. Paula was born in Medford, Oregon, and was raised in the Pacific Northwest.

She met the love of her life, Brian, at age 18. They married shortly after and would spend the next 53 years together dancing through life and having many adventures.

Paula had a contagious laugh and loved to dance, hunt and go camping. She also had a great love for her family and their many friends. Paula is survived by her husband and best friend, Brian; daughter, Renee and son-in-law, J.C., of Kelso, Washington; daughter, Denise and son-in-law, Reggie, of Prescott, Arizona; granddaughter, Kathryn of Prescott, Arizona; grandson and wife, Austin and Samantha of Fernley, Nevada; grandson, AJ of Prescott, Arizona, who is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps; many nieces and nephews, as well as many friends who she considered extended family.

She is preceded in death by her father, Warren Helm (Pearl Kiser), of Beaver, Oregon; and her mother, Jeanne Lindsay (Austin) of Las Vegas, Nevada.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date for family and friends.

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