Patricia Ann “Pattie” Riedy was born January 16, 1952 in Salina, Kansas the daughter of Robert and Marita (Cusick) Lay.
Pattie grew up in the Hope area graduating from Hope High School in 1970, and attended Butler Community College. On April 8, 1972 Pattie married Glen Riedy in the St. Phillips Catholic Church in Hope.
Pattie was a member of the St. Phillips Catholic Church, and the Altar Society. She enjoyed growing flowers, decorating for the holidays, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Pattie stayed home with her kids until they were big enough in 1989 to go to work for the Unified School Office #481. She worked there until her retirement in 2005.
Pattie passed away Monday, December 24, 2018 at the Smokey Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salina at the age of 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She is survived by her loving husband Glen of the home, daughter Kristy and her husband Tony Konrade of Topeka, son Brian and his wife Kara of White City, sister Marita Lynn and her husband Roy Jacobson of Hope, step mother Redella Lay of Abilene, step brother Larry and his wife Steph Hettenbach of Salina, step sister Cindy and her husband Mitch Staatz of Chapman, Sandy and her husband Alan Heigele of Longford, step sister in law Pam Hettenbach of Augusta, Kansas, six grandchildren Grant, Jack, & Jude Konrade of Topeka, Kambyl, Kole, and Kacyn Riedy of White City; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and infant brother John Robert Lay, and stepbrother Gary Hettenbach.
Pattie’s family selected cremation. Mass of Christian Burial for Pattie will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 31, 2018 at the St. Phillips Catholic Church in Hope with Father Peter O’Donnell as Celebrant. A Parish Rosary will be 5:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the Carlson-Becker Funeral Home in Hope with the family receiving friends following. Her final resting place will be in the St. Phillips Cemetery near Hope. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Phillips Catholic Church or to Rural Vista School and may be sent in care of the Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, 102 N. 2nd, Hope, Kansas 67451. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.martinbeckercarlson.com.