Patricia Elise 'Patti' Aamodt
Jan. 21, 1930 - Aug. 14, 2021
Patricia "Patti" (Miller) Aamodt passed away in Lake Oswego, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, at the age of 91.
She was the youngest of three daughters born in Seattle to Jesse and Dolph Miller. She was a 1948 graduate of Roosevelt High School in that city. She was voted Seattle Ski Queen by all of her peers her senior year in high school and was rewarded by the Seattle Times newspaper and the Milwaukie Railroad with a trip to the famous Winter Carnival in St. Paul, Minn., in 1949. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in 1954 and then moved to Honolulu the very next day!! She lived, worked, and played there for three years before returning to Seattle where she met and then married Edward J. "Eddie" Aamodt - also of Seattle - Oct. 22, 1960. They lived in Seattle until 1975 when they moved to Lake Oswego, Ore.
She was wonderful mother and loving wife who was very active in her son's schools, sports and academics.
She worked as a school secretary and retired from the Portland Public Schools in the 1990's. She was a lovely, stylish lady who was a profesional singer, loved her gardens, and all the places she traveled, especially the Oregon Coast!
She is survived by her husband of almost 61 years, Edward Aamodt; her son and only child, Gregory Aamodt; and her daughter-in-law, Jacqi Aamodt of Excelsior, Minn. Also her granddaughter, Alana Aamodt of Denver, Colo.; and her grandson, Cal Aamodt of Salt Lake City. She is also survived by her older sister, Betty Smith and her family in Seattle.
Services are planned for May-June 2022 and all respects and inquiries can be sent to Mr. Greg Aamodt at:[email protected]
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Published by The Oregonian from Sep. 9 to Sep. 12, 2021.