Dawanna Faye Kisto, a beloved and cherished member of her community, passed away on September 10, 2023, in Casa Grande, Arizona. She was born on August 3, 1982, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dawanna dedicated her life to being a loving stay-at-home mom. She found great joy and fulfillment in caring for her children and creating a warm and nurturing home for her family. Her vibrant personality brightened the lives of all those around her. Dawanna was always very happy and smiling, radiating positivity wherever she went. She was known for her loving nature, offering hugs with open arms to everyone she met. Her friendly and talkative demeanor drew people towards her, making them feel comfortable in her presence. Dawanna had an incredible ability to find joy in every situation, and she had a knack for bringing laughter to others with her jokes and playful sense of humor.
Outside of her role as a mother, Dawanna had a passion for baking and arts and crafts. She poured her creativity into these hobbies and delighted in sharing her creations with loved ones. Dawanna's baked goodies were eagerly awaited by friends and family who knew that each treat was made with love.
One of Dawanna's proudest accomplishments was being a dedicated grandmother. She adored her granddaughter and was eagerly anticipating the arrival of her second grandchild. The love she showered upon them brought immense happiness to both Dawanna and her young loved ones.
Dawanna will forever be remembered for the love she shared unconditionally with those around her. She is survived by her son, Alexander J. Manuel, daughters, Drena M. Manuel and Noel R. Manuel, her sister, Brittany M. Stover, her mother Irene Stover and father Angelo Card. She is preceded in death by Alice Stover, her grandmother and Dana Kisto, her grandfather.
To pay respects to Dawanna's life, a visitation will be held on September 26, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the District 5 Multi Service Center located at 3456 W Casa Blanca Rd, Bapchule, Arizona. A funeral service will take place on September 27, 2023, starting at 7:00 AM at St. Peter's Catholic Church situated at 1500 St. Peter's Rd., Bapchule, Arizona. Dawanna will be laid to rest following the funeral service at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Bapchule, Arizona.