Billie Paradiso passed away at her home on Nov. 11, 2013. She was born in Lewiston, Idaho to Earl and Beryl Backster on July 23, 1956 and was the youngest of nine children.
She is survived by her daughter Shawna Holland, son Joshua Klein, four stepchildren, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, five sisters, numerous nieces and nephews and close family friends.
Her parents, a sister, two brothers and her husbands, Tim Klein and Danny Paradiso, preceded her in death.
Billie married Doug Holland in 1971. They were later divorced. She then married Tim Klein, who passed away in 1999. She then married Danny Paradiso who passed away in 2012.
Billie loved her work as a certified nursing assistant and a caregiver. At the time of her death, she worked at Cheney Assisted Living, where her sense of humor and loving care will be greatly missed.
She enjoyed family get-togethers and anything that had to do with the great outdoors.
A celebration of her life will be held at Cheney Nazarene Church Nov. 23, 2013 at 1 p.m. A potluck dinner will be served afterwards at 430 Irene Place, Cheney.
Another get-together will be held in the Lewiston-Clarkston area July 23, 2014. The time and location will be announced at a later date.