Patricia R. Huycke (née Mitchell), 86, of Lansing, Kan., died May 25, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo.
Patricia R. Huycke (née Mitchell), 86, of Lansing, Kan., died May 25, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. Pat was born on June 30, 1929, in Mound City, Mo., one of nine children of Marion LeRoy and Katherine (Fitzmaurice) Mitchell.
Pat graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, St. Joseph, Mo., in 1948. She attended Platt-Gard Business School. Pat remained an active member of the Sacred Heart Alumni and enjoyed attending annual reunions with her friends and classmates.
On Nov. 24, 1951, she married Clarence P. Huycke at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. They settled in Lansing, Kan., where they raised their family. Pat worked for the US Postal Service.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Eugene, Paul, Charlie, Jim and Bob Mitchell; and sisters, Wanda Hindery, Charlyne Bell and Peggy Stone.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence; her children, Michele Huycke (Michael Griggs), Mary Pat Huycke (Randy Tolle) and Peggy Huycke (Tom Davis); her grandchildren, Mitchell and Noah Davis, Emma and Nathan Tolle; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pat was a strong, loving and supportive wife, mother and grandmother who was generous with her time and talents. She was devoted to her family, her church, and her friends. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Leavenworth, Kan. The rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at St. Francis de Sales Church, Lansing. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at the Huycke family burial plot. Donations may be made to St. Frances de Sales church.