The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 6, 2012

Patricia “Pat” Ryan

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Patricia “Pat” Ryan, 71, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8th, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel  (2610 Manufacturing Drive).  Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7th at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel.   

Pall Bearers will be Ryan Taylor, Michael Powell, A.J. Ryan, Michael Gouty, Austin Taylor, Chuck Creecy.  Burial will take place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.  Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Pat was born June 17th, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Clyde Barbra (Boes) Hayton.  She attended Washington Schools in Clinton.  She married John Ryan on January 9th 1968 in Fulton, Illinois. John passed away on August 29th of this year.

Pat was employed with Custom Pak in Clinton, Iowa for 20 years.  She was also a homemaker.  Pat enjoyed reading and above all loved spending time with her kids and family. She also loved animals — especially her dogs.

Pat is survived by two daughters, Patty Taylor of Marion, IA., Penny (Bill) Wagoner of Clinton, IA; two sons, Rodney Proud of Clinton, IA., Jack (Jennifer) Ryan of Clinton;  twelve grandchildren, Trisha Taylor, Austin (Jess) Taylor, Jenni (Brian) Johnson, Ryan (Amber) Taylor, Brian (Kayleigh) Powell, Michael (Nicole) Powell, Ashley Wagoner, Michael Gouty, Gracie Ramsey, A.J. and Andrew Ryan, Jessika Jones; seven great grandchildren and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband her son Anthony and one brother, John.

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Death date: Dec. 4, 2012