Patricia “Pat” Walters, 77, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at her home in Garden City.
She was born April 13, 1941, in Hickman, Ky., to Ira and Thelma Anderson Vaughn.
A Garden City resident since 1975, Mrs. Walters was a longtime registered nurse at St. Catherine Hospital. She had been a member of the Eagles Lodge in Garden City since 2002. She enjoyed cross-stitching, painting and going to casinos, had a love for her dogs, and as an avid sports fan she loved the Denver Broncos.
On April 19, 1958, she married Melvin Hoezee in Grand Rapids, Mich. On Sept. 11, 1987, she married John F. Walters II in Garden City. He died Sept. 24, 2017. She also was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and a sister.
Survivors include six children, Tami and husband Patrick Wells of Garden City, Kathy and husband Thomas Winter of Garden City, Linda and husband Gene Greer of Garden City, Michael Hoezee of Garden City, James and wife Karen Walters of Hagerman, Idaho, and Rebecca and husband Joe Roquemore of Ponca City, Okla.; two sisters, Sue and husband Les Tudor of Dorr, Mich., and Peggy Armstrong of Punta Gorda, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at Church of the Brethren in Garden City. A private family burial will take place at a later date at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.
Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.