Mrs. Patsy Ruth Reichard, 69, of Jefferson City, MO passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at her home.
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She was born May 13, 1951 in Jefferson City the youngest child of Floyd and Ruth (Surface) Wiggins.
Patsy worked at Exchange Bank where she met James Reichard and the two were married June 2, 1973. She became a stay-at-home mother and eventually worked part-time at the Healthplex for a few years and later babysat her grandchildren.
In her younger years, Patsy played tennis at the country club and china painted with friends. She loved to shop and earned the title of “QVC Queen”. Patsy had a close relationship with her siblings and enjoyed family gatherings. She celebrated every holiday by lavishly decorating her home and baking special treats with her grandkids. She often picked them up from school, planned fun activities, and spoiled them rotten.
Survivors include: husband Jim Reichard; children, Sarah Renkemeyer (Curt), Mike Reichard, and Becca Lewis (Mike) all of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Kate, Claire and Lauren Renkemeyer, Sam and Caroline Reichard, and Foster and Faye Lewis; siblings, Dorothy Geising of Jefferson City, Tom Wiggins (Arlene) of Raytown, Roger Wiggins (Lorraine) of Jefferson City, and Floyd Wiggins of Jefferson City; in-laws, Bill Reichard (Carol) and Tom Reichard (Cindy) all of Jefferson City; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; mother and father-in-law, Norman and Adeline Reichard; and sister, Mary Baumgartner.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time.
Memorials are suggested to the Special Learning Center Camp Jade, 1115 Fairgrounds Rd., Jefferson City, MO 65109.