She was born June 23, 1950 in Missoula. Preceded in death by her father William "Bill" E Murray, Patti is survived by her special friend, Lyle Goss, and her children, Thomas "Monte" Kaufman, William "Bill" (Alicia) Kaufman, Beth Anne (Bryan) Reiter, Michael (Stephanie) Kaufman and her grandchildren, Kailey, Ethan and Augustus Kaufman and Rory Reiter. Patti is also survived by her mother Esther C. Murray, and siblings Mary (Carl) Koenen, Kathy (Pat) Bronson, William E. Murray, and Michele (Melvin) Kinsinger. She will be missed by many other relatives and friends.
She lived in Plains, Paradise and Hot Springs.
Patti had many occupations but her favorite was working on the dairy farm. Campfires, fishing and just being outdoors were some of her hobbies. Patti had the voice of an angel, she was also proud to play her bass guitar. Her greatest pleasure was being a grandma. Patti loved having coffee while visiting with family and friends.
Patti attended Lone Rock Elementary and Stevensville High School. She also attended college in Washington State.
Condolences for the family may be offered at fulkersons.com.
There will be graveside services at Riverside Cemetery in Stevensville, Mont. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at 2 p.m., followed by a gathering at the Lone Rock Bible Church.