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Patricia Ann Napier (Ackerman)

P. Napier
P. Napier

Pat Napier passed away peacefully on Saturday at Avamere Court in Keizer. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Napier in 1995.

She is survived by her sons, Mark and Joe Napier, both of Keizer, their wives, Roa and Debbie and granddaughter Jessica Hutchison and her husband, Roy, of Dallas.

Pat was an avid fan of the Portland Trailblazers and enjoyed attending the games and watching them on TV. Everyone who knew her knew who her favorites were. She loved the music of Neal McCoy and her many cats, especially the antics of her “Twinnies” who would steal stuffed animals from nearby garage sales.

She was born on a family homestead outside of Concrete, Wash. which is now Rasar State Park. She started school in Birdsville, Wash. and graduated from High School at Sacred Heart Academy in Salem. Besides being a homemaker who loved crocheting and cooking, she also worked at Newberry’s in Salem. She was happiest puttering around in her garden and raising her wonderful raspberries.

She loved the Iris Festival and watched the parade every year. She also loved going to the State Fair to see the flowers and people watching.

A Celebration of Life is to be held at Keizer Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 27 at 2 p.m. Trailblazer apparel would be appropriate.