Pat Eakins

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Pat Eakins

Pat Eakins Patricia Ann Eakins, 74, of Ottumwa died unexpectedly November 3, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
She was born July 14, 1944 in Mt. Pleasant, IA to Lawrence E. and Katheryn L. Wallace Carl. She married Larry Eakins July 14, 1963.
A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1962, she worked for the Ottumwa School District as a teacher's aide and then as a secretary at Ottumwa High School.
Pat was a Born Again Christian. She enjoyed her flower garden, caring for her family and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving is her husband, Larry; two daughters, Debbie Mitra of Lawrence, KS and Phyllis (Bob) Thompson of Omaha, NE; three grandchildren, Lindsey Thompson, Brandon Thompson and Sophie Mitra; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Larry Carl and a sister, Karol Carl
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Travis Decker officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to Mercy Foundation or Shaul Cemetery Association.
Published on November 5, 2018
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