OTTUMWA — Patricia K. “Pat” Shepherd, 70, of 10067 100th St., died at 12:30 a.m. June 24, 2014 at The Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born March 10, 1944 in Ottumwa to Robert and Betty Corder Davis. She married Joseph V. Shepherd on February 15, 1961. He preceded her in death on May 31, 1993.
Pat worked for 37 years in housekeeping and the snack bar at Ottumwa Regional Health Center, retiring in 2001.
Surviving are three sons, Jeff (Shelley) Shepherd and Joseph Shepherd both of Ottumwa, Merritt Terrell of Waterloo; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, three brothers, Harry (June) Davis, and Bob (Kathy) Davis both of Ottumwa and Steve Davis of Oskaloosa.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Wilt and a sister, Judy LaRue.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.
Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Visitation will be open at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to the family.