Obituary: Kaufman, Patricia Anne

Age 88

KAUFMAN, Patricia Anne
(Age 88)

Passed away on November 2, 2012, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

She was born on August 1, 1924 in Yakima, Washington to Joe and Nora Drolet.

She had a sister Margaret and a brother Jack.

She was raised and attended high school in Colfax, Washington.

She met Norbert (Bob) Kaufman and they were married in July of 1947 in Spokane where they raised their two children, Barbara and Nick.

In 1967, the family moved to Billings and then to Missoula where Pat and Bob operated an insurance business.

Pat has two grandchildren, Rachel Lea Kaufman and Isabella Katherine Dixon.

Pat was active in the Catholic Church.

She headed up religious education programs while volunteering to work on all nature and variety of church activities.

She loved and nurtured her husband, parents, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She is survived by Barbara Bradley her daughter; Nick Kaufman her son; Rachel and Isabella her grandchildren; as well as her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and brother.

In-lieu of flowers the family asks that you volunteer or donate to Saint Pius Parish Outreach.

You are invited to join us for a celebration of Pat’s life and spirit at Saint Pius X Catholic Church, 625 East Haycraft in Coeur d’Alene, ID, on Wed., November 7, at noon, 208-765-5108.

ENGLISH FUNERAL CHAPEL is handling the funeral arrangements.

You may visit her online memorial at

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