On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Andrea Paroni Storjohann passed away in Kigali, Rwanda at the age of 62, from cardiac arrest.
Andrea was born on March 10, 1956 in Eureka, Nevada to Walter and Genevieve Paroni. She graduated from high school in Wallace, Idaho and went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree from Idaho State and then a Masters degree from the University of Idaho. After college she worked for Hecla Mining Company and then worked for the Idaho Transportation Department for the next 25 years where she became the assistant district engineer.
Andrea was a compassionate and dedicated woman, a dear friend to many, and was a devoted 44 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was involved with many organizations some of which include Daughters of the Nile and Rainbow girls. Andrea was a member of St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene where she held various leadership positions. She also served on the Board of Directors for Family Promise of North Idaho.
Andrea was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Marvin Dale Storjohann. She is survived by her aunt Carol Kirk and her family.
A memorial service will be held on on December 8 at 11:00 at St Luke’s Episcopal Church , 501 E Wallace Avenue in Coeur d’Alene. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Family Promise of North Idaho at P.O. Box 3682, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83816 or organizations of your choice.