Patricia Anne “Pat” Oetker, 83

Patricia Anne “Pat” Oetker, 83, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, at the Iowa River Hospice Home, 7 days after her loving husband Bill passed away.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be from 9:00 until service time at 10:30 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown in memory of the wonderful care they gave Bill and Pat or the American Cancer Society. For condolences or questions please visit: or phone 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Pat and her family.

Patricia Anne Kielly was born on August 28, 1934, at home in Rhodes, Iowa; she was the daughter of Russell and Dorothy (Williams) Kielly. Pat attended school in the Baxter Community School District graduating with the class of 1950. Patricia Kielly was united in marriage to William Francis Oetker on January 15, 1952, at the Rhodes, Iowa, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and they lived in the Marshalltown area their entire married lives. Pat was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church. She had worked at various bookkeeping jobs and retired from the Embers. Pat will be remembered as a fun loving spirit who was always full of laughter and love.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Rusty (Cathy) Oetker, of Centennial, Colorado and Renee (Willy) Adams, of Port Washington, Wisconsin; grandchildren: Nicholas (Pam) Adams and Shannon (Adam) Odland; step-grandchildren: Alex (Brendan) Keane and Tessa Nicol; great-grandchildren: Ben, Lily and Annabelle; siblings: Gerald Kielly, of Baxter, Iowa Billy (Sharon) Kielly, of Reinbeck, Iowa, Sheila Kielly, of Marshalltown, and Mike (Becky) Kielly, of State Center, Iowa.

In death, Pat rejoins her parents, Russell and Dorothy; daughter, Jacki and sister-in-law Joanne Kielly.