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Patricia Haley

Patricia Jane Haley, youngest child of Noah Dee & Nancy Jane (Rose) Pickenpaugh, was born November 23, 1935 at Omaha, Nebraska. Pat grew up in Omaha and graduated from Tech High in Omaha.

Pat married Harold Sluyter and to this marriage, five children were born; Jim, Lloyd, Lisa, John, and Mike. Harold passed away in 1972 and Pat and her children moved to Carson, Iowa. Pat married Junior Gilliam in 1985 and he passed away in 1988. On August 31, 1998, Pat married Elbert "Eb" Haley and he passed away in 2000. Pat moved to Mount Ayr in 1991 and worked for a while at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Since 1998, Pat has been a resident of Heritage Park Apartments.

Pat loved the outdoors and loved cooking, baking and anything to do with food. She was outgoing and was very helpful by driving her friends to stores and to go shopping. She loved her family and enjoyed hearing about her children's, grandchildren's and great grandchildren's activities.

Pat passed away on November 6, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husbands; parents; and 7 older brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children Jim (Barb) Sluyter of Herman, NE, Lloyd Sluyter of Omaha, NE, Lisa (Charlie) Hensel of Creston, IA, John Sluyter of Omaha, NE and Mike Sluyter of Creston, IA; 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews along with their families; other relatives and friends.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

Service Date: November 11, 2016

Services: 10:00 am ~ Friday, Nov 11, 2016
Armstrong Funeral Home - Mt Ayr
Officiating: Pastor Bill Armstrong
Open Visitation: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thurs, Nov 10
Family Present: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thurs, Nov 10
Armstrong Funeral Home
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery in Omaha - (at a later date)
Memorials: Established in her name

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My thoughts and prayers are with all of Pat's family. She was such a sweet lady. It is an honor to share a grandchild with her. Michael didn't go see her as much as I wanted him to but I know he enjoyed the time he spent with her once he got there. He know has another angel in heaven watching over him along with watching over the rest of her family

Debra Saville Nov 8 2016 12:00 AM