Patricia A. Tangen

Born: Sat., May 30, 1936
Died: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Wed., Dec. 05, 2018
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church

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Patricia Ann Tangen, 82, of Choteau, Montana passed away December 1, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones.  Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder-Jensen Funeral Home and a Celebration of life will take place Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Choteau, Montana.
Patty was born May 30, 1936, at the Columbus Hospital in Great Falls, MT to Loren and Dorothy Clark.  Her siblings are Lois Johnson (deceased) and Richard Clark of Superior, MT. She attended schools in Smith River, Pendroy, Choteau and Great Falls, graduating from Choteau High in 1954 and marrying the love of her life, Herbert Lee Tangen, October 16th, of that same year. Together they farmed and ranched, raising 5 children. Kathy (John) Jones of Choteau, Douglas (Kim) Tangen of Fairfield, Amy Tangen of Great Falls, Jan (Darren) Fowler of Belgrade, Jim (Gemma) Tangen of San Antonio, Texas. Patty had 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, who all loved her dearly.
Patty lived her life in the Choteau area and loved it very much.  Later in life she came to love the Skyline Lodge and the people who lived there, always helping someone. Her other loves were the Rocky Mountain Front, indian paintbrush, bear grass, Trinity Lutheran Church, her children, her grands, and her greats. We will remember Patty as honest, direct, sassy, strong and always there for anyone who needed anything.
Memorials in her name are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.
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Kim Wiest
   Posted Mon December 03, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear of Pat's death. My prayers are with all of you family members both in comfort in knowing where she now is and in the good memories you have with her here. She was one of those church family members I grew into the family with and appreciated so much in my faith formulating years. My love and God's Peace.

Mack and missy knecht
   Posted Wed December 05, 2018
We are thinking of all of you your all in our thoughts and prayers Patty was such a sweet ...sweet lady loved by everyone sending prayers and hugs to all of you may you find comfort and share so many wonderful memories and stories remember all the great times she’s still with you all always ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Mack & Missy Knecht

Tammie Anderson
   Posted Wed December 05, 2018
Thinking of you and lifting you up in prayer. So sorry to hear about Patty’s passing. Hugs. Tammie Baker

Beth Barlow
   Posted Thu December 06, 2018
Just heard that Patty left this world and is with our wonderful Lord! Hoping all of the arrangements went well and you had (and continue to have) fun memorable time - celebrating her.
All my Love, Beth Barlow

Tom Swortzel
   Posted Tue December 11, 2018
Kathy, John and family, so sorry to read about Patty. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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