Patricia Palen


SCOTT CITY — Patricia A. Palen, 82, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

SCOTT CITY — Patricia A. Palen, 82, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

She was born July 11, 1931, in Leoti to Arthur L. and Genevieve E. Manning Gribben.

She was a nurse and resident of Scott City since moving from Leoti in 1953.

She married Wilfred E. "Bud" Palen on July 28, 1953, in Marienthal. He preceded her in death. Also preceding her were her parents, and a brother, Artie Gribben.

She is survived by two sons, Tom Palen of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mike Palen of Scott City; three daughters, Jeanne Corrigan of Foothill Ranch, Calif., Judy Gray of Katy, Texas and Julie Palen of Weston, Mass.; one sister, Bonnie Greenwood of Overbrook; and nine grandchildren.

Visitation is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

A vigil will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the same location. Burial will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

E-condolences may be sent to pricefh@sb Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to Park Lane Nursing Home or St. Joseph Catholic Church, in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home.

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