Patricia Jo Johnson, age 69, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Friday, November 15, 2013, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend David Lund officiating. Burial will be in the Yankton City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Michael Johnson, Stephen Johnson, Joshua Davenport, Kayla Davenport, Wade Davenport, Randy Fields, and Marion Boe
Patricia Jo Johnson was born August 9, 1944 in Yankton, South Dakota to Lertus and Mildred (Boe) Hydinger. She grew up in Yankton and graduated from Yankton High School. She married Richard Johnson in Yankton and together had two children, Gene and Rebecca. Patricia spent the majority of her life in Yankton and worked at First National Bank for over 20 years. She became a resident of Avera Yankton Care Center in Yankton in 2011.
Patricia was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Yankton where she was very active in her younger years. As a resident of Avera Yankton Care Center, she was always polite and a joy to be near. She was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and sister.
Survivors include her son, Gene Johnson (Roni Staples) of Yankton; daughter, Rebecca (Wade) Davenport of Omaha, Nebraska; five grandchildren Michael Johnson, Stephen Johnson (Lydia Shaner), E.J. Staples, Joshua Davenport, and Kayla Davenport; and a great grandson on the way, Jaden Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Sharon Winter.
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My sincere condolences to Patricia's Family. Patricia will surely be missed! I hope that God's promise of a resurrection (John 5:28,29) along with your cherished memories of Patricia, will bring you comfort during this difficult time. I, with you, look forward to the fulfillment of God's original purpose for the earth when we can live forever on a peaceful earth along with our loved ones. - Psalms 37:9-11. Even death will be no more!
So very sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort Jehovah continue to furnish your family with peace and hope during this difficult time.
My sincere sympathy to the family. I worked with Pat at First National Bank. A great lade and friend.
My sympathy to each of you . I met Pat through the Beginning Experience meetings and was always aware of how much she loved each of you. She was a dear lady and I know she is resting in His arms. God bless and comfort each of you.
Marlene (Black) Johnson
I worked with Pat at Valley State Bank for many years. What a lot of great memories! She was a wonderful lady! My condolences to her family.
My sympathy to all of you. Becky and I were friends in high school and I just wanted to express my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God feel your hearts with peace.
Lisa (Loecker) McNeill
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