Patricia Kay Walke (1947 - 2018)

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Patricia Kay Walke, age 71, of Evergreen passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at home.
Pat was born on Sept. 22, 1947, in Denver to John and Rosabel Schneider. She grew up in Evergreen as a Blue Creek Valley native on the Schneider family ranch. Pat graduated from Evergreen High School in 1965 and went to work for Coors Brewing Co., where she met her husband Herman.
In 1969 Pat proudly served as the Evergreen Rodeo queen. Herman and Pat were married on June 30, 1973, and together they raised their two children, John and Katy.
Pat had strong ties to the Evergreen Fire Department formed through employment and her father's and husband's volunteer status. She spent many hours at the firehouse cleaning and doing various activities to support the firefighters.
Pat worked at three Jefferson County schools, where she formed some of her closest friendships over the years.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband; two children, John (Rachael) Walke of Saguache, Colo., and Katy (Mark) Riccio of Houston, Texas; three brothers, John (Bonnie) of Evergreen, Bill (Libby) Schneider of Littleton and Mike (Vicky) Schneider of Lakewood; and five grandchildren, Kaitlyn Walke, Jacob Walke, Anson Riccio, Leighton Riccio and Hayes Riccio.
Pat love her animals and spending time with them. She loved traveling with her friends and family and going to country music concerts. She will be deeply missed.
Pat's memorial service will take place on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 Highway 73, Evergreen. The family invites all to stay for refreshment immediately following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen, CO 80439.

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Evergreen Lutheran Church
5980 Highway 73
Evergreen, CO 80439
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Published in Canyon Courier on Nov. 28, 2018