Patricia May (Millward) Rencehausen, aged 81, of Lewiston, ID, entered into eternal rest with her\nHeavenly Father September 7, 2022.\nPat was born June 23, 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Blaine and Dorothy Millward. Pat’s father was in the\nNavy and stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time of her birth. Pat was six months old when Pearl Harbor\nwas attacked. Pat’s mother put cotton balls in Pat’s ears and placed her in a dresser drawer to protect\nPat as much as possible from injury, as well as the noise of the bombs and guns.\nDuring her father’s career in the Navy, Pat lived in many places such a Guam, Florida, California and the\nWashington D.C. area. Pat’s parents divorced and Pat’s mother remarried and subsequently lived in the\nGlenwood area where Pat attended the one-room school house there. Pat’s mother and step father\neventually relocated to Orofino where Pat attended High School and graduated from Orofino High\nSchool.\nAfter high school, Pat worked at the Orofino newspaper office for a short duration then married Dwaine\nWilfong. They had a son, Preston (Rencehausen) Wilfong. After Pat’s divorce from Dwaine, Pat married\nHarold Rencehausen. During Pat’s marriage to Harold, their daughter, Kathleen (Kathy Palmer)\nRencehausen, was born.\nShortly after their marriage, Pat and Harold moved to northern California. They then moved to western\nWashington and in 1974 Pat and Harold moved back to Kamiah. Pat and Harold divorced, but Pat\ncontinued to live in Kamiah until relocating to an assisted living facility in Lewiston in 2018 where she\nlived out her remaining years.\nPat was a talented artist and created many beautiful drawings. In her later years, she took up making\ngreeting cards and her creations were greatly admired and appreciated by family and friends alike. Pat\nhad a great sense of humor and was very generous with her time and resources. She was active in her\nchurch and had a close relationship and enduring faith in her Heavenly Father.\nShe is survived by her daughter, Kathy Palmer of Grangeville, ID, her son, Preston Rencehausen of\nLitchfield Park, AZ, her sisters: Robin Allen of Lewiston, ID, and Rita Norton of Missoula, MT.\nAdditionally, she had 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Cathy Skiles of Orofino,\nID, and Sharon Marcell, of Orofino, ID preceded her in death.\nServices will be conducted at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints chapel in Kamiah. She will\nbe laid to rest in the Kamiah cemetery.