Patricia “Pat” Marcella Workman, 86, of La Grande, passed away at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. A graveside service will be held at Zion Memorial Park, Canby, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Pat was born March 5, 1929 in Portland to James C. and Ann (Krause) Mullan. She resided in Portland, Aurora, Neb., Canby and La Grande. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy, Portland, in 1946. In 1947, she married the love of her life, Harold Workman in Portland.

Pat was employed by Shaw Surgical in Portland. She raised three children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting, crochet and loved to cook and care for her family and many friends. She was a member of Eastern Star and Rainbow for Girls.

Pat is survived by her son, Bob Workman of Scappoose; daughter, Carol Carpenter and her husband Mike of Enterprise; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, and her son, Bill.

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