Marisa Ann Noelani Paradine, 41, of Kansas City, KS passed away on February 6, 2021. Marisa was born on November 21, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Lawrence and Janice Paradine. Marisa was a naturally caring person and she especially enjoyed spending time with children. She followed her life’s calling and began working with young children at various daycares. She was nearly finished with completing her bachelor’s degree in Early Child Education, in her spare time; Marisa loved reading and would make weekly trips to her local library. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her parents; sister, Christina Houston; and numerous extended family and friends. A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 20th at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Highlands Community of Christ (7615 N Platte Purchase Dr., KCMO 64118), where she was a Deacon.