Pat Hales Luckenbill 1934 - 2018
Plattsburg - Pat Hales Luckenbill was born March 16, 1934 and passed away peacefully at her home on June 17, 2018.
She was born Mary Patricia Winans to Berniece Jones and William E. (Pat) Winans near Dearborn. She was known as Patty Dean growing up after her mother married Charles Dean.
Pat began dating Bill Hales after meeting him at the “Frog Hop” in St. Joseph and they were married in 1953. She and Bill were parents to six children and they enjoyed 25 years together before his death in 1978. Pat then married Dr. P. T. Luckenbill of Plattsburg in 1980 and they were together until his death in 2004.
Pat was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Plattsburg.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents, son William P. (Billy) Hales, and son-in-law Dale Miller.
Pat is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Miller, Cameron; Jennifer (Matt) Whitacre, Bloomington, Ind.; Lisa Brunker, Kansas City; Tricia (David) Statler, Jefferson City; and son, Mike (Lora) Hales, Plattsburg.
She is also survived by her grandchildren, Heather (Jeff) Hartschen, Abby (Chad) Derr, Hayley (Dallas) Howard, Amanda (Jeff) Nesbitt, Brandon (Sara) Whitacre, Laura Whitacre, Ben (Katy) Brunker, Bethany (Mike) Rounds, Jared (Rachel) Statler, Lauren Statler, Josh Hales, Jeff (Lindsay) Hales, Jon Hales (Ashley Murphy), Alyssa Filger (Justin Huser), Ashley Filger, Lindsay Hales, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are her stepchildren, Paul (Joann) Luckenbill, Cameron, Ann (Bill) Rook, Kansas City, Ruth (Mike) Franks, Cameron, and Tom (Ingrid) Luckenbill, Columbia; step grandchildren, Brent (Whitney) Luckenbill, Grant Luckenbill, Andrea Snook, Tony (Ashley) Snook, Melanie Harding, Emily Luckenbill, and Alicia (Nathan) Patterson. Additional survivors include her sister Charlene (Don) Bowring, Tucson, Ariz.; aunts Rose Mary Jones, Edgerton and Joan White, Gower; sisters-in-law Dorothy Rostine, Cameron and Geraldine Hales, Plattsburg, and nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
The family would especially like to thank Lora Hales, Butch Luckenbill, Tricia Wolf, Marcia Phillips, Bonnie Taylor, John Ditmars, and numerous other friends who cared for and were so loyal to her over the years. We will all miss her lovely smile and zest for life.
Pat loved flowers, so flowers are appreciated. Memorial contributions may also be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church Plattsburg MO. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery Plattsburg. Arrangements Bailey & Cox Family Funeral Service Plattsburg, Missouri.