Patricia Ann Tuttle, the daughter of Gerald and Mildred Nelson was born July 17, 1940 Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer, Ia.
Patricia married Gerald Lee Tuttle on January 2, 1960 in Spencer, Iowa. After their marriage, they remained in Spencer, where she was a homemaker. They moved to Lake Okoboji in their retirement, and they enjoyed fishing and relaxing at their lake home. Patty loved spending time with her grandchildren on adventures around the lake. She enjoyed many years of walking with her “Walkie Talkie” buddy Kay Thorsen.
Patricia passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gerald in January of 2022; her one brother, Fred, one sister, Donna, one brother-in-law, Dean; and one step-granddaughter. Kari.
She is survived by three daughters: Sherry Tuttle Donnahoo of Okoboji, IA, Jennifer (Henry) Carlson of Sioux Falls, SD and Michele (Del) Goddard of Lakeville, MN; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; one step granddaughter; two step great grandchildren; her siblings: Janice (Jack) Moore, Roger (Linda) Nelson and Jerry (Norene) Nelson; one sister-in-law,Janet Allen of Spencer, IA, other relatives and many friends.
Memorials can be sent to:
Sherry Tuttle Donnahoo,
1012 Eloise Street
Okoboji, Ia., 51355
There will be no formal services for Patricia