Paula Dawn Meyer

October 2, 1967 - April 22, 2014

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Paula Dawn MeyerPaula Dawn Meyer, 46, of Sherwood,Ore., died on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Paula was born to Jim and Linda Poston on October 2, 1967, in Florence, Ore.

Paula graduated from Mapleton High School in 1985 and received her BSN in Nursing from Linfield College, Magna Cum Laude, in 2010, and was in her last term in the Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University at the time of her passing.

Paula was married to John Meyer in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1989 and they settled in Sherwood, Ore. in 1995 to raise their family. In addition to her academic pursuits and accomplishments, Paula was also one of the founders and owners of Infinity Property Management, Inc. Paula was instrumental in the development and growth of the company that was started in 2000, and worked actively in her capacity on their Board of Directors until her passing.

Paula’s true love was nursing, and she took every opportunity to provide medical assistance locally and abroad. Paula traveled to Zanzibar, Africa in 2009 working in some of the local hospitals and villages providing a whole host of medical services. She returned to Africa in 2013 and provided medical assistance in hospitals and orphanages in Dar es Salaam, Africa. In addition to providing medical assistance Paula always planned in advanced and would prepare care packages, including soccer balls and bubbles, items the children of these villages and orphanages had never even seen before in person. These care packages had to be prepared and shipped to her destinations at least three months in advance to ensure their arrival.

Paula loved to travel and enjoyed seeing the world. Victoria Canada, Maui and Oahu, Hawaii, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun and Cozumel, Mexico, Dublin, Ireland, London and Wales England, Paris France, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As a certified Advanced Diver, Paula would take advantage of her travels to expand her dive log book and enjoyed some of the best dive sites in the world.

Paula is survived by her husband, John Meyer of Sherwood, Ore.; three children: Jered, Sierra and Justin Meyer, all of Sherwood, Ore; brother, Bob Poston of Sherwood, Ore.; and sister, Angela Hunt of Dickinson, N.D; step father and mother Gary and Linda Hubbard of Albany, Ore.; and father and step mother Jim Poston and Patricia Lindrose of Sumpter, Ore.

A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Attrell’s Sherwood Funeral Chapel, on Saturday April 26,2014. A memorial service will follow at Countryside Community Church in Sherwood starting at 4 p.m.

Daughter, Wife, Mother - May peace find you.