ELKHART – Pat (Worthington) Hoskins, 77, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
She was born Feb. 13, 1933, to Beryl Maurice and Wilma Madeline (Porter) Waltrip in Arkansas City.
She married Loren Worthington Feb. 28, 1953, in Newton. He died May 28, 1989.
She then married Earl Hoskins Feb. 14, 1993, in Clovis, N.M. He survives.
She graduated from Arkansas City High School.
She worked for J&J Oil Field services, the El Rancho Motel, and the Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. She taught piano lessons and owned Patty’s Wagon, an ice cream stand. Pat and Earl owned Tater Twister from 1993 – 2008.
She was a member of the First Christian Church of Elkhart, VFW Post No. 3162 women’s auxiliary, Eva Night Owls and Point Rock Camper’s Club.
She enjoyed roller skate dancing, music, and playing the piano.
Other survivors include three daughters, Kelli Thompson and Pete Orth, Elkhart, Vickie Hoskins and husband, Jim, Sapulpa, Okla., and Pat Anderson and husband, Ronnie, Elkhart; one sister, Judie Kadau and husband, Ted, Arkansas City, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Chad Hoskins and wife, Stephanie, Lance and wife, Kathy Hoskins, Shawn Anderson and Alli Harbour, Michelle and husband, Uri Prieto, Ronni Lyn Anderson and Pete DeLeon, Amber Harris and husband, Shaun, and Randi Thompson and husband, Hubert Dutton; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and daughter Sherie Worthington.
o Memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of God in Elkhart with Pastor Ron Wilson and Pastor Jim Cunningham presiding.
Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, Humane Society or Donor’s Choice in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.