Patricia Ruth Bloker, of Enterprise, passed away on Sept. 8, 2015, at Kadlec Regional Medical Hospital, Kennewick, Wash. She was 84.
Patricia was the daughter of Elmer and Ruth McCarty Larson. After her birth in Battle Ground, Wash., she grew up in Portland, Ore. Patricia married John H. Bloker and the couple had five children. She enjoyed being a domestic engineer, a telephone operator, Millinerest and antique store owner. Patricia loved to travel and never knew a stranger. She loved to oil paint and observe wildlife in nature. During the last seven years she enjoyed her friends and life at both the nursing home and Wallowa Valley Senior Living. Patricia was the Residents’ Chairperson at Wallowa Valley Senior Living.
Patricia was preceded in death by her father, mother, sons Jon C. and William B. Bloker, granddaughter, Melanie Huckins and her beloved dog Lady. She is survived by her daughter Michelle of Enterprise, son Anthony and wife of Portland, daughter Patricia of Beaverton, her grandson Anthony and granddaughter, Mallory of Portland. Patricia was blessed with many grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Wallowa Valley Senior Living, 605 Medical Parkway, Enterprise, on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. Any contributions in the memory of Patricia should be made to Wallowa County Community Connection or the Wallowa County Humane Society. Please feel free to contact Michelle Bloker at 541-263-0491 with any questions.