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Patricia (Wyckoff) Reade

October 11, 1930 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 91)


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Patricia Marie Reade, age 91, of Kendallville, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. Pat was born in Berkely, California on October 11, 1930 to the late Donald Raymond Wyckoff and Lois Alberta (Dagget) Hetrick. She graduated from Hicksville High School in Hicksville, Ohio and married Robert M. Reade on August 21, 1949 in Kendallville, Indiana. He preceded her in death in 1998. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Betty Wyckoff. Pat was a sales associate for many years with JC Penney, Duluth, Minnesota. She retired in 1995 and moved back to Kendallville. She was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist, American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary and she volunteered for many years for Parkview Noble Hospital.

Survivors include:
Daughter, Jodie Speheger of Kendallville
Son, Rex and Vicki Reade of Albany, Indiana.
Daughter, Jill Benson Narvon, Pennsylvania.
Son, David and Kim Reade of Muncie.
Three grandchildren: Melissa (Jason) Reade Epps of Edmond, Oklahoma; Scott and Carrie Speheger of West Lafayette, Indiana; and Ashley and Glenn Pike of Ephrata, Pennsylvania. 
Three great grandchildren: Nolan Pike, Paige Speheger and Mackenzie Speheger.
Half-sister, Jan and Steve Fuller of North Carolina.
Half-brother, Donald and Cheryl Wyckoff of Kendallville.
Half-brother, James Wyckoff and Carolyn Bailey of Kendallville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and stepmother; husband, Robert; sons-in-law, Stan Speheger in 2017 and Leon Benson; brother, George Wyckoff and half-sister, Linda Herendeen.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2022 at 12:00 noon at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Visitation will also be held Monday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM prior to the funeral service. 
Burial will follow at Lake View Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Church.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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June 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
June 6, 2022

12:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

June 6, 2022

1:00 PM
Lake View Cemetery
Riley Road
Kendallville, IN 46755

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