Patricia “Patty” Breeding, 79, of Centerville, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville.
Patricia was born June 15, 1934 at Rathbun, the daughter of Stanley George and Rosetta Mae Wickline Posovich. She graduated from Moravia High School and worked at Union Carbide retiring in 1995. Patty loved solving puzzles, especially crossword puzzles and working with her flowers. She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church.
Those left to honor her memory are her three children, Vickie K. Ingram of Centerville, William “Bill” Breeding and his wife Pat of Mystic and Terry Breeding and his wife Kathy of Bloomfield; Max Kirby life long companion of 47 years; 10 grandchildren, Shane Eric (Karrie) Ingram of Moravia, Tonya Marie (Tom) DeMoss of Lovilla, Teresa Ann Webster of Leon, Francis Edwin (Roxanne) Ingram, Charles Craig (Lucinda) Ingram of Promise City, Shannon Michael Naill of Centerville, Randy Lee Naill of Centerville, Tammy (Jeff) Ingwersen of Washington, Iowa, Jeremy (Angie) Breeding of Pulaski, Angela Marie Breeding of Bloomfield; 31 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Donna Mae Johnson of Ottumwa; several nieces and nephews dear to her heart; and Max’s children Debra (Rick) Mason of Cedar Rapids, Shelly (Lane) Gittins of Roy, Utah and Tressa (Jose Avelar) Kirby in Cedar Rapids.
Patty was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Stanley Posovich; and Max’s parents, Kenny and Marguerite Kirby.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville with Fr. Bill Hubmann officiating. Friends may call all day today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville. A Rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. this evening at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Centerville.
A memorial has been established to St. Mary’s Catholic Church and may be left or mailed to the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be left at www.langefh.com