Patsy Ryan

Buckley resident Patsy Ryan died Feb. 9, 2015.

She was born June 26, 1932, in Osborne, Kan., and moved to Washington in 1964 with her four children. She worked at Mutual of Enumclaw for several years and married Mickey Ryan Jr. in Mount Vernon, Wash., on Jan. 27, 1973. She loved the Tri City Americans Hockey Team and was a member of the team’s booster club. She enjoyed camping, square dancing, crafting, cooking and traveling.

She is survived by sons Rick Patch of Kent, Wash., and Frank Patch and wife Kristina of Kennewick, Wash.; daughters Connie Howard and Cathy Pineda and husband Joseph, all of Buckley; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband Mickey Ryan on Jan. 28, 2011.

Memorials are suggested to Franciscan Hospice, P.O. Box 1502, Tacoma, Wash. 98401-9836.

An inurnment service will take place for both Patsy and Mickey Ryan at 2 p.m. Monday, April 6, at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent, Wash. 98042.

All may sign the online guest book at

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