Patricia A. “Pat” Pendleton (Shurter)

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November 14, 1944 – August 14, 2018
Patricia A. “Pat” Pendleton (Shurter) of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the age of 73.
Pat is survived by sons David (April) Pendleton of Lander, Wyoming and Daniel Pendleton of Riverton Utah, and daughter Christine Prado of Sheridan, Wyoming; grandchildren Jacob and Jeremiah; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; siblings, Frank (Linda) Shurter of Sheridan, Wyoming; Mary While of Sundance, Wyoming; and Ken (Kim) Shurter of Sheridan, Wyoming; and numerous nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by son Douglas A. Pendleton and both parents.
Pat was born on November 14, 1944 in Bessemer, Michigan to Frank and Eleanor Shurter. She moved to Hanna in 1955 and graduated from Hanna-Elk Mtn. High School in 1962. She married Lynn Pendleton and had 4 children together, later divorcing. She is remembered as a kind, gentle and patient mother who encouraged her children to pursue their goals.
She tremendously enjoyed family gatherings, reminiscing and cooking for everyone. She was passionate about educating children so much so that she and several other mothers started “Wee Folks” in Hanna. She was also civic minded and served on the Elmo Town Council and as Mayor. She loved the United States of America and was not ashamed to admit it. She was a true patriot.
A grave side memorial service is scheduled for 1:00pm, August 25, 2018 at the Hanna Cemetery, with a reception to follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Pastor Randolf Schnack will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Pat’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Wounded Warrior Project.

By |Aug. 22, 2018|

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