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Patricia "Patty" Elixman (Marshall)

Our wonderful mother and grandmother passed away on November 25th 2016 after a brief illness.Born on November 28th 1931 to George and Effie Marshall, Patty was a lifelong resident of Spokane and married Herman W "Cookie" Elixman on October 20th 1951 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She volunteered for St. Anne's infant home and with her Girl Scout troop built a interpretive trail for the blind at Finch Arboretum. She also had a brief career in real estate with her friend Dee. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching her grandchildren at their sporting events. Many summers were spent at Diamond Lake with family and friends. She also enjoyed bowling on a mother daughter team with Suzun. She is survived by her three children, Sharon Kennedy, Steve (Gerri) Elixman and Suzun Leyde as well as 11 Grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Hennessey Funeral Homes on 2203 N Division in Spokane From 5 to 7 pm on Thursday with A candlelight ceremony following. Funeral Services will be held at St Francis of Assisi at 11 am on Friday. A reception will follow the graveside service at the Maxwell House Friday afternoon.