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In Memory

Pat Hays (Peters) - Class Of 1961

Patricia L. Peters

Monday, June 10, 2013

McCook Daily Gazette

Patricia L. Peters

McCOOK,?Nebraska -- Patricia L. Peters, age 70, of McCook, Nebraska, died on June 7, 2013.

She was born in McCook, Nebraska, to P. V. and Verna June (McGraw) Hays. She attended St. Patrick's Catholic Schools and graduated from McCook High School in 1961. Pat went to McCook College for one year.

On Sept. 15, 1962, she was united in marriage to Mike Peters in McCook. The couple celebrated their 50th Anniversary last September. Pat was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church of McCook.

Pat enjoyed gardening, movies and reading. She volunteered her work as a floral designer at Wescamp Floral. Pat was an excellent cook, even though she didn't enjoy it. She was known for her coconut cream pies, crème puffs and many more delicious recipes.

Her family came first, she enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren. The family would travel to Colorado to Estes Park for family vacations and to other places to spend time together.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Mike; three sons, Brian and wife, Ginger of Albia, Iowa, Darren and Rachael of McCook and Kevin and wife, Shannon of Jacksonville, Florida; three daughters, Jodi and husband, Chad Baker of Lincoln, Nebraska; Lori and husband, Jim Ruggles of McCook and Lisa and husband, Josh Beideck of McCook; 16 grandchildren; a brother, Rodney and wife, Judy Hays of Omaha; one sister, Kathy and husband, Kim Strayer of Omaha, Nebraska and a special cousin, Dianne Tietze of Lincoln.

Rosary will be recited at the Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel in McCook on Monday, June 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. and a memorial Mass will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick' Catholic Church in McCook, Nebraska with Father Gary Brethaur officiating.

Friends may leave on-line condolences at herrmann.com.

Memorials may be left in Pat's name at the Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel.

Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.