Obit: Kelty, Patricia A. #2 (1944 - 2008)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Kelty, Ploman, Rueth, Kolb, Cordova, Camin

----Source: Loyal TRG 23 July 2008

Kelty, Patricia A. #2 (12 OCT 1944 - 17 JUL 2008)

Patricia A. Kelty, 63, Loyal, died on Thursday, July 17, 2008, in the Palliative Care Unit at Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, July 21, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Loyal. The Rev. James Logan officiated. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Patricia Ann Rueth was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in Marshfield. to Peter and Selma (nee Ploman) Rueth. She was raised and received her education in Loyal, graduating from Loyal High School in 1962. She was united in marriage to Jerry Kelty on July 12, 1964. They later divorced. She was the proud mother of her three children, Jon Peter, Julie and James. She worked for Rollohome of Marshfield before devoting all her time, energy and efforts to the care of her children, especially her handicapped son, Jon Peter. She later worked part time for the city of Loyal. She also worked for many years at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal, serving as secretary/bookkeeper and organist. She retired in October 2006 due to health issues. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and its PCCW. She shared her cheerful personality with everyone she knew. She had many interests, but especially enjoyed reading, her cats, talking with friends, and playing the accordion and piano.

She will be dearly missed by her three children, Jon Peter, Julie and James, all of Loyal; her mother, Selma Rueth, Marshfield; one sister, Gertrude (Jerry) Kolb, Spencer; three nieces, Pam Kolb, Madison, Paula (special friend, Art Cordova), Madison, and Carol (Tony) Camin, Brooklyn, N.Y., and one nephew, Tim Kolb, Lowell.

Preceding her in death was her father, Peter Rueth.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, assisted the family with arrangements.



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