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Sondra Lynn Elizondo

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Sondra Lynn Payne Elizondo, age 45, passed away in San Jose, Costa Rica on December 10, 2015. She was born on December 11, 1969, in Minneapolis, MN, and graduated from Stewartville High School in 1988. She attended St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN and graduated with a BA in Social Work. She won the St. Thomas Humanitarian Award in 2014. Following graduation, she entered the Peace Corps and was stationed in Costa Rica. She later met her husband, Ricardo Elizondo and they married in 1996. Sondra co-founded VIDA. They moved to Merritt Island, FL...

Sondra Lynn Payne Elizondo, age 45, passed away in San Jose, Costa Rica on December 10, 2015. She was born on December 11, 1969, in Minneapolis, MN, and graduated from Stewartville High School in 1988. She attended St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN and graduated with a BA in Social Work. She won the St. Thomas Humanitarian Award in 2014. Following graduation, she entered the Peace Corps and was stationed in Costa Rica. She later met her husband, Ricardo Elizondo and they married in 1996. Sondra co-founded VIDA. They moved to Merritt Island, FL in December 2013.
Sondra is survived by her husband, Ricardo, one son Mason and one daughter Emily both of Merritt Island. Her parents, George and Kathy Erickson Payne and a brother, Gregg Payne (Jody Zieske), Detroit Lakes, MN, maternal grandmother, Doris Wallin Erickson, Eau Claire, WI. She is also survived by a niece and 3 nephews, many cousins, many aunts and uncles and tons of friends.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the Wylie Baxley Funeral Home at 1360 N. Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953.
Memorials are appreciated to a college fund for the children set up by their mother when they were infants.