She married Bill Ovnicek and moved from Heron, MT, to the Cheney area in 1946, and then to Spokane in 1956 where they resided until their deaths, ending a 62 year marriage.
Pat was actively involved in the lives and activities of her four children, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Most notably she served as President of the Valley Senior Center (now Center Place) for a number of years, seeing to the needs of her many friends and fellow seniors.
Pat is survived by her son, Garry (Chris) Ovnicek, of Spokane Valley; son, Larry Ovnicek, of Deer Park; daughter, Bonnie Pilgrim, of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Tina Kienbaum, Troy Ovnicek, Todd Ovnicek, Lisa Willms, Tricia Marshall, Tim Ovnicek, Jeff Bline, Eric Ovnicek, and their respective families.
She is preceded in death by her daughter Penny Taylor, of Spokane Valley.
A Memorial Service will be held in the Spring of 2015.
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