Patricia Rae Kahoe, 75, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living in Hood River, Ore. Patricia was born on July 20, 1939, in Langdon, Kansas, to Robert Allen and Maxine Jeanette (Brown) Williams. She moved with her family from Kansas to the Hood River Valley. Patti attended Odell Grade School and graduated from Wy’east High School, the class of 1957.
She loved spending time with her family, traveling, camping, sewing, crocheting and entertaining, and her long walks with friends and her sister Sharon and brother-in-law, Bud. Patti was an active mother and wife but she also worked for Diamond Fruit seasonally. She was a member of the Odell Methodist Church and enjoyed her volunteer time with FISH Food Bank and in her younger years she coached softball.
Patti is survived by her husband, Hershel, of Hood River, Ore.; two daughters, Terri (and her husband, Bob) Stewart, of Portland, Ore., and Traci (and her husband, David) Lucas, of Hood River; son, Mark (and partner, Tammy) Kahoe, of Hood River; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Frankie (and husband, Harold) Captain and Sharon (and husband, Bud) Elmer; and a host of other distant family and many, many friends that she has collected over the years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ron; daughter Toni Clarke; sister Bonnie Park; and two brothers-in-law, Don Park and Bobby Dillingham.
A memorial service followed by reception to honor Patti’s life and mourn her passing are planned for 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, at Anderson’s Tribute Center After reception inurnment will be at Idlewilde Cemetery, 980 Tucker Road, Hood River.
Memorials are encouraged to be made in memory of Patti to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.
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