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Patricia Thorlakson



Patricia Jean Seibert-Thorlakson was born March 3, 1932 and passed away June 1, 2012 in her Seattle home after a brief illness.

Patricia was born in Williston, ND to Chas Seibert and Margaret Seibert (Sande). She was baptized and confirmed in the Methodist church in Williston, ND.

She attended school in Williston, ND, graduating from Glasgow Montana High School in 1950 where she was a baton majorette, cheer leader and home coming queen during high school. She met Richard Thorlakson at the University of Washington and married him in September 1952. They had daughter Deborah in June 1953. She graduated from the U of W with an Art History Degree.

Patricia loved jazz music; loved to do sculptures, painted with water colors and pastels, and she loved her beloved pets. She enjoyed traveling (Europe and Mexico were among her favorites) and loved to play the piano.

She was preceded in death by her father, her mother, husband Richard, her stepfather, Jack Keller and brother-in-law Ken Hubbard.

Survivors include daughter Debi (Tom) Svendsen, of Goldendale; sister Shirley Hubbard; nephew, Sam (Kris) Hubbard and family, of Glendive, MT; grandchildren and great-grandchildren Kristi (Chuck) Herron and Keegan and Padraig Vancouver, WA and Kevin (Jennifer) Svendsen and Austin, of Spokane, WA.


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