She was Queen of her Red Hat Society. She was a member of the Sweet Home VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Sweet Home’s Genealogical Society. She spent many hours doing genealogy and family history. She owned a candy shop, Pat's Fancy Sweets. She was involved in Boy Scouts. She loved going to yard sales and collecting things, especially bears.
Patsy is survived by daughters Melinda Johnson of Sweet Home, Lucille and her husband, Matt Oeder, of Albany; sister Helen and her husband, Rod Ewan, of Jefferson; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Buryl Brown, in 2007; sons Walter S. Reck in 2011 and Baby George E. Reck in 1952.
The family would like to thank her dear friends, Marcia and Brian McCormick, her Red Hat Society family, and Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House for all their care and love.
Viewing will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lebanon. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Committal will take place at 2:30 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.
Memorial contributions can be made in Patsy's name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice or Sweet Home Genealogical Society.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.