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Patricia Ann Tresko

July 4, 1959 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 61)


Patricia Ann (Cowell) Tresko passed away on December 30, 2020 in Spokane, WA surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Lincoln, NE on July 4, 1959, to Ron and Mary Cowell. She is survived by her four daughters; Katie, Laura, Amanda, and Monica, their father John Tresko, grandson John, and her two brothers, a sister and their families.

Patty obtained her initial education degree from Gonzaga University and completed two masters degrees through Eastern Washington University. She was an awarded Special-Education teacher for the Cheney School District. Patty was an active participant in Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK), an international honorary organization for woman educators, where she served on the executive board for many years. She retired June of 2020 after 36 years of teaching. Patty was a devoted mother to her daughters. She was able to achieve her life goal of seeing all her daughters graduate college and begin their professional careers.

The family is finalizing funeral plans at Hennessey Funeral Home on Division Street and condolences may be sent there.

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