Patience M. Fowler of Broomfield, CO, formerly of Avella, PA passed away peacefully on June 7, 2021. She was the daughter to the late Lawrence A. (Opal E.) Barton, of lakeside, CA. She was born on August 25, 1940, in Sioux City, Iowa. The family moved to Portland, OR in the spring of 1941. they then moved to California in 1950 where they settled in Lakeside, CA in 1952. At the age of 18 she enlisted into the U.S. Army. while stationed in Ft Eustis, VA she met the man she would marry a few short years later, the late Harry D. Fowler (1936 ~ 2010). They settled at the family farm in Avella, PA in 1960. they built the family home in 1962 and lived there together until his passing in 2010. She relocated to Northglenn, CO in the fall of 2014, where she became very active in church and social activities. She enjoyed going to BINGO several times a week and was an avid reader of books of all genres. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting and created many beautiful blankets and other items. She was a member of Chartiers Chapter #97, Order of the Eastern Star, Canonsburg, PA and the Red Hat Society in Northglenn, CO.
She leaves behind three sisters, Margaret (Richard) Kutnock of Los Angeles, CA, Florence (Hobart) Riley of Texas, Geraldine (James) Darr of Colorado, and one brother, Lawrence Barton (Carole) of Northglenn, Colorado; three sons, Damon Pabst of Washington, PA, Larry (Cindy) Fowler of Eighty Four, PA, and Ed Fowler, Frackville, PA. Two granddaughters, Jessica (Matthew) Menhart of Washington, PA and Samantha Fowler and fiancé Jeffrey Walden; several great grandchildren: Hunter, Gunner, Grayson, Ella, Melody, and Abigail (to be born October 2021); as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all. a Memorial Service will be held on 8/8/2021 at 3:00 PM at Cross Creek Park, 1 County Park Rd, Avella, PA 15312. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a local Veterans group in her memory.