Patricia Ann Howard |

Patricia Ann Howard

Apr. 25, 1930 – Mar. 8, 2015

Patty Howard passed away Sunday, March 8 following complications from heart disease. She was a resident of Gardnerville Rehabilitation Center, where she had been receiving excellent care for the past few months. Her daughters, Kristi Howard and Terri Contreras (Jason), along with grandsons Cody, Josh, Tyler, and Bryce would like to thank all of her caregivers for ensuring that her passing was peaceful.

Patty was well known in the Carson Valley for the quality of her cooking, her wonderful sense of humor, and her love of her daughters and grandchildren. Everyone also knew her as an avid Jeff Gordon and horse racing fan! A celebration of life will be held at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Old US Highway 395 South, in Gardnerville on Sunday, March 22, from noon until 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a favorite local charity.