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Patty Lorene Reece

November 20, 1936 — January 31, 2024

Sheridan, Indiana

Patty Lorene Reece, 87 of Sheridan, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Patty was born November 20, 1936 in Lebanon, IN to the late Orval and Fairy Anna Essex Strawmyer.

 

Patty worked as a bookkeeper for several companies. She enjoyed gardening, camping, shopping, ceramics, sprint car racing, sewing and was the best cook. She loved her family most of all and enjoyed sitting on the front porch listening and talking to family and friends. Prior to that, she and her husband owned the Pit Stop Donut Shop.   She was a baker and caterer and early in her career was a telephone operator for Indiana Bell and Big Springs Telephone Company but mostly was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

 

Patty was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Westfield Washington Historical Society and was a member of the former Roston United Methodist Church.

 

Family and friends are invited to gather on Monday, February 5 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Hamilton Memorial Park Lakeview Chapel, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, February 6.  Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

Patty was the widow of Emory Fred Reece, Jr.  She is survived by her daughters, Diana (husband, Jim) Peyton and Karen (husband, Tom) Johnson; grandchildren, Jeffrey (wife, Allison), Michael (wife, Brooke), Brad (wife, Tanya) Peyton and Tammy (husband, Ed) Tutwiler; great grandchildren, Madison, Jacob “Chip”, Kendall, Claire, Merrill, Kadence and Lily Peyton and Sam Tutwiler; brother, Gene (wife, Rene) Strawmyer; sister, Maxine (husband, Del) Burtner, and Cricket, her beloved dog.  She was preceded in death by her brothers, Franklin Strawmyer, Hubert “Red” Strawmyer.

 

The family would like to thank the team from AseraCare Hospice for the care they provided, especially Gracie and Tavia.  Special thanks got out to her caregivers, Joanna Russell and Tammy Potter.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County.   Please visit www.flannerbuchanan.com to sign the online guest register.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, February 5, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan - Hamilton Memorial Park (Lakeview Chapel)

4180 Westfield Road, Westfield, IN 46062

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan - Hamilton Memorial Park (Lakeview Chapel)

4180 Westfield Road, Westfield, IN 46062

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