Patricia “Patti” Ann Herbert was born on September 28,1957 to Jim and Donna Hadley in Baker, Montana. Patti moved to Seeley Lake in the mid 1970’s and worked at Barney’s where she met her best friend, Jeannie Paxton. Patti, married Les Herbert Jr. on November 14, 1986. When they moved to Missoula, Patti worked at Ruby’s Reserve Street Inn. In the mid 1990’s, the family moved back to Seeley Lake where Patti worked at the Chicken Coop, eventually became the manager and retired in 2014.
After retiring, Patti traveled with Les as he worked. When Les retired in the fall of 2018, they enjoyed their winters in Arizona. Patti had two bouts with cancer, losing her battle on February 9th, 2022. Patti was cremated at Garden City Funeral Home, and a celebration of her life will be planned for early summer.
Patti was preceded in death by her father Jim; her son Jason; and brothers Michael and Bill Hadley.
She is survived by her husband Les Herbert, Jr. of Seeley Lake; mother Donna Arnell; and sisters Teri Hadley of Columbia Falls and Darcy Hadley of Red Lodge, MT; sons Wade (Tracy) of Queen Creek AZ, Russell (Amy) of Kalispell and daughter Loni (Rick) Smith of Wichita, KS; her grandchildren DeVynarae, Wyatt, Dalton, Drake, Colton, Dustin, Ena, Carson, Arianna, Jade, and Skyler; and nephew Sean Hadley and niece Megan Hadley of OK.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
**Update: A celebration of Patty's life will be held at the Double Arrow Homestead Cabin, end of Dolly Varden Drive, Seeley Lake, Montana on June 17, 2022 from 2-6pm. Food and tap beer will be provided. Please email RSVP or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org