HOISINGTON — Patricia A. McConnell, 83, Salina, passed away Nov. 24, 2020 at Salina Regional Health Center. She was born Sept. 8, 1937, in Great Bend, Kan., to Leonard and Clara (Birzer) Bahr.
She married Warren Ervin McConnell on Oct. 6, 1959. Patricia worked as a Registered Nurse at Clara Barton Hospital up until her retirement. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and Altar Society, Hoisington.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Clara Bahr; and brother, Donald Bahr. Survivors include her husband, Warren “Ervin”; children, Edwinda (Wayne) Day of Isabel, Weldon (Karla) McConnell of Salina, Jan (Jody) Pfannenstiel of Salina, and Renee (Scott) Suppes of Great Bend; seven grandchildren, Miranda Flores, Kristen Flores, Erica Harford, Sarah McConnell, Nathan McConnell, Lauren Suppes and MaKayla Suppes; sisters, Luella Call of Rolla, Mo., Rita Bahr of Jones, Okla., Jenelda (Leo) Moore of Valdez, Alaska, and Francis Dietz of Milberger, Kan.; great-grandchildren, Dakotah and Colton Harlin of Ellensburg, Wash., John, Matthew, Kallie, and Lucas Harford of Salina and Brook Harford of Wichita.
Services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, St. John’s Catholic Church, or St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ellinwood, in care of Nicholson Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson Ricke Funeral Home
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 29, 2020