Patricia “Kay” Mette, 74, of Quincy, Ill., formerly of Palmyra, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at her home.
Kay was born March 21, 1939, in Quincy, Ill., to James and Gertrude Bullard Still. She was married to Eldon R. Mette on December 16, 1956, in West Ely, Mo. He preceded her in death October 6, 2011.
Survivors include: son, J. B. (Addie) Mette of Wentzville, Mo.; daughters: Vicki (Terry) Coons of Quincy, and Susan (Marty) Spencer of Columbia, Mo.; brothers: Don (Betty) Still of Oregon, and Richard (Ann) Still of California; sister in law, Annie Still of Barry, Ill.; brother in law, Keith (Patsy) Mette of Palmyra; 7 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and a brother, Harold “Dee” Still.
Mrs. Mette was a loving mother and homemaker. She had formerly owned and operated the Tastee Freeze Restaurant and the Homestead Store both in Palmyra.
She attended the Quincy Senior High School.
Kay was a member of the Immanual Lutheran Ladies Aid and the Palmyra China Painters Club. She was an accomplished artist who also enjoyed crocheting and gardening. More than anything, she cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Ely, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013,at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Rev. Larry Troxel will officiate. Burial will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in West Ely, Mo. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Blessing Hospice Foundation.
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