Patricia "Pat" Wilson
February 17, 1938 – February 8, 2018
Patricia passed away February 8, 2018 in Bellevue at the age of 79. She was born on February 17, 1938 in Great Falls Montana, the daughter of Paul and Magdalene Skites. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1956 and went on to Marycrest college in Davenport Iowa on a music scholarship.
She returned to Great Falls to wed her husband Arvil “Arv” Wilson. They enjoyed 38 years of marriage, living all over the country & world, including New York, California, Hawaii & France. They eventually settled in Seattle and adopted their daughter, Angela Lynn, in 1972.
Pat worked in her younger years, but was an at home Mom, her favorite job, until Angela went to college. Pat & Arv had a stamp & sports card store in Redmond for several years after Arv retired from the mortgage business. Following Arv’s passing, Pat began working in insurance and spent many years with Superior Underwriters where she had a multitude of colleagues and good friends. Pat was kind, generous, caring, devoted, selfless, loving, and a woman of deep Catholic faith. Her family, immediate and extended, was most important to her and her grandchildren were the joys of her life.
Patricia is survived by her daughter Angela Wilson, her grandchildren Luke and Olivia and her brother Paul Skites. She is preceded in death by her husband Arvil (1994), and her sister Karen Lind (2004).
- Funeral Mass Tuesday, February 20, 2018
- Reception to follow Memorial Mass in Lovett Hall
Patricia "Pat" Wilson
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February 18, 2018
Angie, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Patsy (as she was so lovingly nicknamed at Superior Underwriters) was a joy to work with and the sweetest, kindest person ever! Just know that you have a guardian angel watching over all of you forever.
February 17, 2018
A loving and kind soul has left us! My memories of Uncle Arv and Aunty Pat always bring a smile to my face. I am so sorry for your loss Angie! As evidence in the pictures, you have to know that your life is what brought her happiness. May she now go rest high on the mountain painfree with Arv. Preserve the memories, for they make you what you are. Love!!!!