BUCKEYE, AZ — Pattie M. McDonald Urrabazo, 75 of Buckeye, AZ, died July 30 in Buckeye.
She was born on April 10, 1944 in St. Ignatius, MT to Alex an Carmelita McDonald.
A strong woman, Pattie had a powerful faith. She believed in taking of business and found a way to do anything that she needed to do. She was a realist and a philosopher, and accepted everyone with unconditional love. She would speak with anyone and always left them with wisdom that would help them feel good about them themselves. Vivacious and fun loving, she possessed a contagious joy that she shared with those around her.
She loved music, Especially Elvis, and broke into dance when she heard music. She enjoyed building, collecting antiques, and drinking Pepsi!
Her daughters meant the world to her.
Pattie is survived by her former husband John P. H. Urrabazo; daughters Janice McDonald, Pauline Urrabazo, and Yenenia I. Chavez; sons Johnny A. Urrabazo and Michael Marrisette; sisters Eula Jean Bluff and Iena Marrisette; and brothers Dennis (Sonny Boy) McDonald, Robert (Bob) McDonald, and Terry L. McDonald.
She is preceded in death by her brother Tommy McDonald; and sisters Marliss Santos and Sharon Montague.
Wake and Rosary were held in the Longhouse in St. Ignatius on August 13, 2019. Mass was held at the St. Ignatius Catholic Mission on August 14, 2019. Interment was held in the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetary.
Pallbears were Adam McDonald, Nakota McDonald, David Altomira, Joe Santos, Jr., JR Bluff and Alex “Boo Boo” Felix.
Honorary Pallbearers were her family and friends from near and far.