Consuelo LeAnn Menchaca died July 19 in Purdy. She was born March 30, 1983 in Lynden to parents Miguel and Lynnette Menchaca. After attending WWU Childhood Early Learning Program, she started grade school in Lynden and later Ferndale but transferred in 1991 to Evergreen Elementary School after the family moved to Lakebay.
Consuelo attended Key Peninsula Middle School. After graduating from Peninsula High School with the Class of 2002, she went on to attend Heald College in Portland, Oregon.
In 2007, Consuelo married William Michael Davis, but later divorced. She lived in Washington, Oregon and Alabama. She worked at McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Dollar Tree and the Salvation Army as a bell ringer.
She enjoyed coloring, puzzles, beads, board games, watching movies and listening to Christian music. With a birthday near Easter, her favorite things included anything to do with bunnies, her dog Rocky, and exploring family genealogy.
Consuelo was a member of Wellspring Fellowship in Wauna.
Her proudest accomplishments include the publication of her children’s book, “A Young Captain” October 2019 by Blue Pearl Publishing Co., Eugene, Oregon.
Consuelo will forever be remembered for her ability to consider and help others ahead of herself.
She was preceded in death by her eldest sister, MicaelLei Erinn Menchaca on April 15, 1999.
Consuelo is survived by and will be greatly missed by her three children; Sarah MicaelLei Cowen of Sequim; Connor Raymond Johnson of Branson, Missouri; and Dawson Cruz Menchaca of Spanaway, Washington; parents Miguel A. and Lynnette J. Menchaca; sister Deanna Nicole Menchaca; brother Carlos Emilio Menchaca; as well as aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.
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