KALISPELL — Patricia Ann Larson Witzel, age 84, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a dear friend to many passed away on January 6, 2019, in Kalispell.
Patricia was born December 12, 1934, in Lewistown, to Henry G. and Pearl (Duncan) Larson. She grew up in the Pleasant Valley community near Windham, where her family farmed. Patricia attended Windham Public School, Stanford High School and attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings.
Patricia met her future husband Theodore (Ted) Witzel while in college and they were married in Billings on August 28, 1954. They had two daughters: Debra Ann, born in Bozeman; and Sally Jo, born in Ronan.
Pat belonged to the Moose Lodge in Kalispell and was a Lioness and member of Lion's Club International in Kalispell.
Left to mourn her loss are her husband, Theodore (Ted); daughters, Debra Ann D'Arcy and Sally Jo Witzel; Pat's siblings Margaret (Jack) Roan, Carmen (Allen) Mers, Lars Larson and Jimmy (Karen) Larson; sister-in-law Violet (Clarence) Krum; brothers-in-law, Dan (Phyllis) Witzel, Jack Witzel and Lloyd (Mary) Witzel; three grandchildren, Tiege (Becky) Gates, Christopher D'Arcy and Kelsey (Mary Ellen) D'Arcy; and 6 great-grandchildren. Pat was preceded in death by her parents, sister Joan Steiger and brother Ted Larson.
Visitation: Jan. 15, 2019 3-7 p.m. Memorial Service: Jan. 16, 2019 11 a.m.
Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary 1001 Alderson Avenue Billings, Montana 59102
Interment: Pleasant View Cemetary, Ballantine, MT Donations: American Cancer Society
Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, caring for the family. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at www.buffalohillfh.com and www.michelottisawyers.com to leave notes of condolences for the family.