In Memory of

Aleta Charina Westlund

November 20, 1984–September 26, 2020

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About Aleta Charina Westlund

Aleta was born to Ezekiel and Virginia Hernandez on November 20, 1984 in Dallas, Oregon. On the evening of September 26, 2020, Aleta left Lake Stevens, Washington for Heaven.

Aleta grew up and attended schools in Dallas, Oregon. She also attended Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon where she took classes in welding. Aleta also attended and graduated from The Oregon School of Message located in Salem as well. At the time of her passing she worked for both Topsoils NW and De Jon and Sons Sawdust and Shavings located in Lake Stevens, Washington. 

On January 4, 2014, she married Christopher Westlund. Together they had a daughter, Lotus. Aleta loved to teach Lotus about animals, arts and crafts, music and different cultures in which other people live. Aleta loved to cook, the Oregon Coast, ocean fishing, camping, all things Tim Burton, but one of her greatest joys was helping others. 

Aleta is survived by her husband Christopher Westlund and daughter Lotus of Lake Stevens, Washington, mother, Virginia Hernandez of Monmouth Oregon, brothers, Ezekiel (Joey) of Snowmass, Colorado, Vicente Hernandez of Milton, Florida, and Alex Hernandez of Salem, Oregon. Aleta also leaves behind many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Aleta was proceeded in death by her father, Ezekiel Hernandez.

Her Celebration of Life will be held on October 24, 2020 at 11:00am. Johnson Family Funeral Home, 134 Missouri Ave. S, Salem, Oregon 97302. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, reservations are required. Please call or text Becky at 503-269-3503 or Chris at 503-884-1369 to make your reservation. Thank you.