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Patricia Ann “Pat” Hinkle

August 2, 2018

Patricia Ann Hinkle, age 64 of Wichita, KS and formerly of Washington, KS, passed away at her home in Wichita surrounded by her family on August 2, 2018. Pat was born August 8, 1953 in Marysville, KS the daughter of Virgil and Betty (Gose) Zimmerman.

She graduated from Washington High School with the class of 1971. On December 2, 1972 she married Steven Hinkle at the United Methodist Church in Washington. To this union two daughters were born, Elisha and Erica. The past 25 years Pat worked as a Lead Teller for the Credit Union of America, until illness forced her to retire. The last few years were spent working at the North Rock Branch. While working at the Credit Union she was involved with volunteering with The Children’s Miracle Network. Pat loved all things Christmas, was an avid Pepsi and Angel collector. She enjoyed riding her motorcycle, and she and Steve took several trips on their bikes. She was a Kansas City Chiefs fan, and when the girls were in school she was active in Girl Scouts, PTA, and helping as a Para at their schools. Her greatest love though was spending time with her family and sharing a bowl of ice cream with the grandkids and great-grandkids. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Pat is survived by her husband, Steve of the home, daughters, Elisha and Robert Guest of Newton, KS, Erica Hinkle of Wichita, KS, mother, Betty Zimmerman of Washington, KS, sisters, Deborah Swoboda, and Connie and Don Imhoff of Washington, KS, mother and father-in-law, Ivan and Viva Hinkle of Washington, KS, brother-in-law, Richard and Mary Hinkle of Washington, KS, sister-in-law, Cheryl and Dan Switzer of Newton, KS, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Virgil Zimmerman, and her grandparents.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 6, 2018, 5-8 pm at College Hill United Methodist Church at 2930 E. 1st St. N. in Wichita, KS. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 10:30 am also at College Hill UMC.

She will then be taken to Washington, KS for Visitation on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 10-11 am at the United Methodist Church, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be following the service at the Washington City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to The Children’s Miracle Network and may be sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, Newton, KS. 67114.

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16 thoughts on “Patricia Ann “Pat” Hinkle

  1. all off our thought prayers and love go to Steve and his family To her sisters we will always be here for you and to Pat I love you and Thank the Lord that he is holding you in his hands

  2. What a beautifully written tribute to a beautiful woman. I wish I could have been her friend. Thinking of you Elisha and family as you traverse this difficult road the next few days and weeks.

  3. Words can’t wipe away your tears. Hugs won’t ease your pain. But hold on to your memories. Forever they’ll remain. With deepest sympathy as you remember Pat, your wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

  4. Steve, I am saddened by your loss of Patty. I have fond memories of her in school and how she was always smiling. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bless your family.

  5. We will miss Patricia and all feel very blessed to have been able to be with you, your mom, sisters at Rib Crib. I know that Don truly enjoyed being with you all.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear this Erica. My sympathy and prayers are with you and your children. May
    She Rest In Peace now. Hugs to you and much love to all!

  7. So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady and will be missed. Praying for your family

  8. So sorry for your loss. Patty was a wonderful person and will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers! Gone, but never forgotten. Rest in Peace Patty! Love you

  9. So sorry to hear of Patty’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She is now with our Lord and all she loved and lost, and no more pain.

  10. Steve and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  11. Steve and family so sorry for your loss. Pat was a very dear friend and will be greatly missed. Sending prayers to you all

  12. Pat was not only a pretty girl, she was a beautiful woman with a heart of GOLD. It pains me, so much will be lost. Her family and friends will now have to cherish those beautiful memories forever Pat gave us all.
    May she rest in Peace…..

  13. May the Lord hold Patty in His eternal arms. May the peace and love of our Savior that goes beyond all understanding embrace your family.

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