Alisha Yvonne Nater, 39, died Jan. 31, 2017.
She was born Nov. 18, 1977, in East Amherst, N.Y. Her childhood also included stops in San Diego,
Los Angeles and Udine, Italy. Her college days were at the Univer-sity of Califor-nia at Santa Barbara, North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla., all where she studied marine biology and played basketball. She lived in Enumclaw with her family and then settled in Auburn, Wash., with her son Chase. She enjoyed sharks, bats, pirates, cooking, tattoos, God and prayer, the colors black and silver, Italy, basketball and being with her son, family and friends. She worked primarily in the restaurant and catering business, most recently with Trapper’;s Sushi where she was a sushi chef and supervisor.
She is survived by son Chase Maxwell Nater; parents Swen (Wendy) Nater and Marlene Nater; sister Valerie (Carlos) Corniel; and grandmother Dorothy Murray.
She was preceded in death by great-grandmother Irene Weyer and grandfather James Murray.
A celebration of her life is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at VFW Post 1949, 44426 244th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw, 98022. An inurnment service took place Feb. 10 at Enumclaw Evergreen Memorial Park.
Memorial donations for her son may be made at www.gofundme.com/alisha-nater-fund-for-chase-nater.
All may sign her online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.