TO WATCH WEBCAST CLICK ON "PHOTOS & VIDEOS" TAB: If on a cell phone scroll to the bottom.\n\nPatricia May Thaanum formerly of Montesano, Washington passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 11, 2020. She was born December 8, 1937 in Satsop, Wa to Fredrick M.D. and Mary Jane Pittman Thannum joining older brother Fred. She graduated from Montesano High School in 1955 where she was known as Patsy.\n\nAfter high school Pat married Terry O’Connor, and moved to Pullman, WA. They were later divorced. While dancing at the USO at Ft Lewis she met and married John R Szwarc Sr. They moved to North Carolina, Lawton, Oklahoma and Germany. They were later divorced. She married Frederick Jay (Ted) Beckner and moved to Moscow Idaho then Juneau, Alaska. They were later divorced.\n\nPat loved dancing, traveling, sewing, reading and family history. She was a beautiful, kind generous woman. She had three children she loved and adored, nine wonderful grandchildren and seven amazing great-grandchildren. Pat was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Being the loving and devoted daughter she was she moved back in with her aging parents in 1985 and cared for them until their deaths. In 1989 she packed up Jane and moved to Utah.\n\nShe is survived by her children, Sue (Irv) Brock, John (Rachele) Szwarc and Jane (Dustin) Rhodes. Her grandchildren, Heather (Byron) Johnson, Ken (Jessica) Hirsch, Robert (Kristin) Szwarc, William Szwarc, Kiana (Braeden Stokes), Myla, KJ and Sela Rhodes. Her great grandchildren Lilly and Lyman Johnson, Jasmine and Isabell Hirsch, Orion, Atlas and Castor Szwarc.\n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents, her son-in-law Vern Hirsch and grandson Bob Hirsch.\nFamily service Tuesday June 16, 2020 10:00 East Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please plant a tree in her name through the link above.