Pamela Joan Mathson Pamela Joan Mathson passed away holding the hands of the love of her life on August 21, 2021. Pam was born December 21, 1948 in Pendleton,Oregon. Pam grew up in the small town of Haines, OR for most of her life with her parents and three siblings. In 1955, Pam met David Mathson whom she would marry and spend the rest of her life raising kids, grandkids, and all of their many beloved pets together. Pam and Dave moved to Dillon, MT in 1972 and made it their permanent home. Pam spent her years with her husband, kids, and grandkids exploring Southwest Montana. Every weekend was spent camping, riding horses and mules, fishing, dirt biking, snowmobiling, hunting, or getting firewood. Many nights have been spent listening to the stories of the adventures in the mountains of Montana. One of Pam’s biggest wishes was to see Hawaii, and she was promised by Dave for many years that he would take her. For their 50th anniversary he finally made good on his word and took her for a week long trip. She had never been more surprised than the moment she came in and was surprised by her entire family that wanted to help them celebrate their loving marriage and got an even bigger surprise when Dave told her they were going to Hawaii. There was nothing in life though that Pam loved more than her family. Everything Pam did in her life was for her family. She was there for everyone one her family members and made sure that every single one of them was taken care of. Pam worked at the sheriff’s department for 32 years, serving the Southwest Montana community. She made many friends working at the sheriff’s department that she loved working with every day. Pam is preceded in death by her parents Gordan and Eula Aldrich and her brother Ronald Hung. Pam is survived by her loving husband of 55 years Dave Mathson; her son David Mathson Jr. (Kathy); her two daughters Deana Whitten (Richard) and Darlene Snow (Jim); grandkids David III and Cody Mathson, Tim Mathson (Alicia), Torrey Roberts (Anica), Tara Roberts (Chris), Jessie and Jaynae Buell; and great grandkids Kaylee and Adadline Mathson, K’Lani Roberts, Ellie Colon, Daxton Buell.