Patricia Hessman, 79, died June 20, 2013 at the Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta.
Patricia Hessman, 79, died June 20, 2013 at the Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta. She was born on October 23, 1933 in Bartlett, Colorado , the daughter of John Andrew and Nina (Keplinger) Keithly.
On April 9, 1950, she married Robert William Hessman in Dodge City. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1983. They moved to Sublette in 1956 from Dodge City where they raised their family. Pat enjoyed gardening, knitting, quilting, and wood working. Pat also loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Pat is survived by four children, Dr. Bill Hessman and wife Debra and Gary Hessman and wife Le both of Sublette, Torry Hessman and wife April of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and Teresa Malone and husband Dr. Mike Malone of Great Bend; one brother, Gene Keithly of Lewisburg; one sister, Corine Stout of Baldwin City; 12 grandchildren, Nathan Malone, Tara Pool, Rob Malone, Jessica Hessman, Katie Hessman, Dustin Hessman, Stephanie Hessman, Jake Hessman, Mason Hessman, Kaden Hessman, Britany Marsh, and Brendon Jack; and five great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Pat is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Gladys Ann Walton.
Graveside service will be held at Haskell County Cemetery on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM with Rev. Kent Scott presiding. Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette on Friday, June 21, 2013 from noon to 8:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine's Hospice or Satanta Long Term Care Unit in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com