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05/02/1941 — 01/31/2023
From Richland, WAWatch Graveside Service
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Pat Johnson, 81 of Richland, WA, passed away on January 31, 2023. Pat was born in Anaconda, MT on May 2, 1941 to Bill and Betty Leonard. She has lived in Richland for the past 60 years.
She liked to go back to her home in Anaconda. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, doing her family genealogy, tending to her dinner-plate Hibiscus plants, and reading books. Pat liked the 1950’s Rock and Roll Music, and Country Music, especially Charley Pride. My parents would meet him in Garrison, MT when they both were traveling home in the early hours. I will never forget the story of when Charley came to play in Pasco, WA and Pat and George went to the concert. A lot of people were rushing onto the stage. Charley looked up and saw them, asking my Dad what the heck they were doing here. My Dad replied, “This is where we live.” Of course every one turned to look at my parents.
Pat is survived by daughter, Sherri Johnson, granddaughter Desiree Johnson, sister-in-law Margo Leonard, nephew Zane Leonard and his wife Jessica, their children Wyatt and Ellie; and cousins Skip Ulver and Joyce Liddell. She is preceded in death by her husband George Johnson, grandson Christopher Eliason, parents Bill and Betty Leonard, brother Dexter Leonard, and best friend Gale Hansen.
A Public Viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023; at Einan’s at Sunset Chapel from 4:00pm-5:00pm.
A Graveside Service will follow on Thursday, February 9, 2023; at Einan’s Sunset Memorial Gardens from 2:00pm-3:00pm.
I am so sorry for your loss Sherri. Your mother was an amazing woman who lit up every room she entered. Her smile was contagious and her joy for life was amazing. I will miss our sweet visits and advise. RIP sweet Pat. Love you all.
I am so sorry for your loss. I met Pat several years back through a program she participated in. Such a wonderful woman. Rest In Peace Pat.
We extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Hope all is well with your family during this time.
Dearest Sherri & Family, Our deepest condolences to you! Your Mom was a dear friend to the entire Hansen family! In recent years we looked forward to each summer’s reunion & gatherings. We sorrow with you and send much love & care! With sympathy, Ron & Cynthia
What a beautiful photo you chose! I am so sorry for your loss. I absolutely adored your Mom and Dad (also you and Desiree). I remember all your shopping visits to Salvation army fondly ❤
We send our prayers of comfort and strength at this difficult time. We love you and we loved your mom so much.
Karen and George