Patricia Marion Palo was born August 21, 1939 to Eleanor and Duke Downs in Bremerton, Washington She suffered polio at the age of sixteen. After recovery she graduated from Washington State University with a degree in animal husbandry. Pat retired from General Motors Insurance Company in Seattle, Washington; moved to Montana and called it home for the last thirty years. She loved the mountains and enjoyed them most when on horseback She was an artist and an avid reader of mysteries. Pat was preceded in death by husbands Jack Leroy Palo and Phil Rowe; her two sons Christopher and John. She leaves behind her sister Nancy Fowler of Idaho, daughter Michelle (Mickey) of Three Forks, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Pat passed away at ElkHorn assisted living in Clancy on February 24, 2022. No services are planned at this time.