Patricia A. “Patty” O’Donnell, 84, of Goodland, IN (formerly of Winamac, IN) passed away at 6:30 AM Friday, August 27, 2021 at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville, IN. She was born on March 17, 1937 in Monterey, IN to the late Clement V. and Marjorie M. [Prendergast] Keller.
Patty graduated from Holy Family School in 1951 and Monterey High School in 1955. She spent her life working as a Registered Nurse; having earned her degree from Holy Cross Central School of Nursing in 1958.
Patty worked for Dr. Eshelman in Monterey and then at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, where she retired after 20 years.
On May 4, 1963, Patty married John William O’Donnell, Sr. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Monterey. He passed away on April 27, 2006.
Patty was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac as well as the Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the Pulaski County Genealogy Society. Patty was an active participant at the Von Tobel Senior Center in Winamac. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing, painting, reading, and landscaping. Most recently, Patty made pillow cases and quilts as keepsakes for her family members. Patty dearly loved family reunions and winning BINGO. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, and aunt. Patty will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by:
Judy (Vic) Heater, Winamac, IN Daughter
Pat (Cheryl) O’Donnell, Logansport, IN Son
Susie O’Donnell, Winamac, IN Daughter
Maureen Inman, Goodland, IN Daughter
Ryan O’Donnell, Winamac, IN Son
Dr. Amanda (Curt) Lords, Granddaughter
Carolyn (Darron) Robinson, Granddaughter
Leanne (John) Behny, Granddaughter
Laura Bucinski, Granddaughter
Rebecca Kopka, Granddaughter
Michael (Dorri) O’Donnell, Grandson
Angela (Scott) Compton, Granddaughter
Jeff (Teressa) Garbison, Grandson
Jenny (Mike) Kasten, Granddaughter
Brian (Ashley) Crissinger, Grandson
Alexandria Inman, Granddaughter
Lauren (Brady) Edgar, Granddaughter
Mackenzie O’Donnell, Grandson
Kaitlin O’Donnell, Granddaughter
Many Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren
Michelle O’Donnell, Former Daughter-in-law
Tom (Toni) Keller, Nappanee, IN Brother
Bob (Sheila) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother
Jim (Bertie) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother
Jerry (Rea) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother
Danny (Peggy) Keller, Culver, IN Brother
Ruth Zehner, Monterey, IN Sister
Mary Large Personette, Logansport, IN Sister
Margie (Tim) Wise, Monterey, IN Sister
Colleen Keller, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law
Jean Keller, Monterey, IN Sister-in-law
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Clement V. and Marjorie M. [Prendergast] Keller, Sr., Parents
John William O’Donnell, Sr., Husband
Brian O’Donnell, Infant Son
John William O’Donnell, Jr., Son
Jim O’Donnell, Son
Sean O’Donnell, Grandson
Andrew Budd, Great Grandson
Carolyn O’Donnell, Daughter-in-law
Sharon O’Donnell, Daughter-in-law
Elsie O’Donnell, Former Daughter-in-law
Gary Inman, Former Son-in-law
Sheila Keller, Infant Sister
John Keller, Brother
Clem Keller, Jr., Brother
Don Zehner, Brother-in-law
James Large, Brother-in-law
Gene Personette, Brother-in-law
Visitation will be from 3-8 PM EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 8 PM EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating. A Christian Mother’s Service and Rosary Service will follow.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EDT Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Daniel Shine officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Catholic Church or Von Tobel Senior Center.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac