Patricia Mae Beadle (1929 - 2011)

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Patricia Mae Beadle pass away on October 1 in Seattle. She was born on April 29, 1929 to Alexander and Marion Say in Juneau.
Pat's father worked as a power plant operator for AJ Mines and they lived at various area power plants.

Pat attended school in Juneau until the family moved to Tacoma and there graduated from Stadium High School in 1947 and later completed business college.
In 1949 Pat returned to Juneau and worked for various Territorial and State agencies.Pat retired from the Department of Revenue as a tax examiner in 1987.

Pat and Stan married in December 15, 1951 and had one child, Judy. Stan retired from the National Guard in 1989.
They loved motor homing and toured throughout the lower 48.

Pat was a 60 year member of the Order of Easter Star, ESA Sorority, and a member of the Woman of the Moose.
Pat was well known for her knitting and sewing. Sewing costumes for the Juneau Little Theater and Perseverance Theater.
Pat and her partner Bonnie M owned and operated a yarn and fabric shop in Juneau for many years and taught most of Juneau how to knit and crochet.

Although Pat lost her site she still was an avid audio book reader and still knitting and crocheting.
She knitted for friends and made hats, scarf's, and slippers for the homeless.

Pat is survived by her husband, Stan of almost 60 years. She is proceeded in death by her parents and her daughter, Judy C. Cade.

Pat's final wishes, as always, included everyone. She wanted to have the annual Christmas open house, celebrate 60 years of marriage with Stan, and have a celebration of her life. We will follow her wishes and have a cheerful time on December 18th at the Juneau Moose Lodge from 2:30 PM to 5:30 pm. Please come and share your memories.
Published in The Juneau Empire on Dec. 13, 2011