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Kristin D. Ayling

Kristin "Kris" D. Ayling, age 50, of Chelan, Washington, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, in her home after a long battle with cancer.

Kris Ayling was born November 5, 1970, in Brewster, Washington, to Don Coleman and Lynn (Mumma) Coleman. She earned a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington, and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

She married her husband, KC Ayling, May 2000, in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.

After growing up in Chelan, Kris spent a number of years away as a software consultant, but was drawn back to the people and community who raised her, to raise her own family and buy into the family business, Tunnel Hill

Granite.  Kris later added to her professional accolades with Property Sisters NCW Real Estate.

Kris loved her community and was actively involved volunteering throughout the community. As a volunteer with Chelan Baseball, she worked to improve the field, coordinate annual tournaments, and was a founding member of the Youth Baseball Club, Three Rivers. Among her friends, and even those who'd only just met her, Kris is known for her warm and loving nature, lifting people up with her words and actions, and her contagious laughter. Kris' friends attest to her courageous outlook on life, "In her mind, I don't think there is any issue the sun and lake couldn't resolve or at least make tolerable".

Kris had an amazing, unwavering strength, and was a beautiful example of grace.

She loved traveling, having visited England, France, Japan, Bahamas, all over Mexico and the United States.

Top in her heart, Kris' loved all things having to

do with her children, Jaxon (20) and Riley (13).

She was a devoted mother

involved in school groups, supporting their goals, and preparing them for life.

Kris Ayling is survived by her husband, KC Ayling of Chelan, son Jaxon Ayling, daughter Riley Ayling, father Don Coleman (Dianne) of Chelan, sister Angie Coleman (Shawn) of Wenatchee, sister Raye Evans (Tyler) of Manson, sister-in-law Kelli Niel (Clint) of Eltopia, mother-in-law LuAnn Ayling of Grand Coulee, nieces and nephews Jalen Sherman, Colt Corrigan, Cash Corrigan, Bailey Evans, Connor Niel, Corrigan Niel, Chloe Niel, and Jazmine Reed.

She was preceded in death by her mother Lynn Coleman and grandparents Ray & Irma Mumma, Ben Coleman, and Evalin Coleman.

A funeral for Kris Ayling will be held at Northshore Bible Church in Manson this Friday, June 4, 2021, at 11 A.M..  In Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made In Loving Memory of Kris Ayling to The Community Center at Lake Chelan, c/o Seven Acres Foundation, PO Box 1732 Chelan, WA 98816 ( Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at

Services are entrusted to Precht Rose Chapel of Chelan.


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