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MUSCATINE, Iowa Patricia A. Whitmore, 82, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at home.

Graveside service for Donald and Patricia Whitmore will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Mary Barnard, P.O. Box 341, Muscatine, Iowa 52761. A time of food and fellowship will follow the graveside service at Members Community Credit Union, Community Room. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Patricia was born on June 20, 1934, in Clinton, the daughter of Jake and Agnus (Fergenson) Schneider. She married Donald Whitmore on August 9, 1953 in Sabula, Iowa, he preceded on June 23, 2014.

She enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, reading, and she loved spending time with family.

Survivors include her daughter Mary Barnard, and Steve Barnes, of Letts, son Karry Whitmore, and, Tatina Grenko of Letts, son Barry Whitmore of Hillsdale, Illinois, son Gary Whitmore and wife, Marlies of Muscatine, sister Kaye Hess, of Clinton, cousins Chuck and JoAnne, Larry and Penny, all of Clinton; grandchildren, Amy Peiffer, John Barnard, Toni Whitmore, April Sue Moore-Hernandez, Nathan Whitmore, David Scott Bunn and many great grandchildren.

Special thanks to Taylor, Sandi, Marsha, Danielle, and gang of Hospice of Washington County.

She was preceded in death by both parents, her husband, one sister, Donna Schipper, two sons, Richard Whitmore in infancy, and Larry Whitmore.
Published on June 15, 2017
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