Patricia J. King
Longtime Hawthorne resident Patricia J. King passed into the arms of Jesus while at home on June 6, 2017 with all of her family, and longtime friend and caregiver Theresa by her side. Pat died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
Patricia was born in Elko, Nev. to William and Mary Hollenback on Feb. 12, 1940. After graduating from Reno High School she went to work for Nevada Bell where she met and married her husband of 53 plus years, Matthew King.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents and all of her aunts and uncles. She is survived by her husband, Matthew; her children: Margaret Schumann (Greg), David Moore (Christy), Rose Stewart (Steve), Georgia Stephens, Mary Thomason and Doris Baughman (Joe); 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren with one on the way.
Pat enjoyed foremost her family, arts and crafts, fishing and travel. Since early retirement she has been to every state in the union including Washington D.C. and seven foreign countries.
Pat will be dearly missed by her family and her many friends. Graveside services will be held at a later date.