Patricia Ann (Kettwig) Riecks (1930 - 2018)

  • "Pat's passing is a great loss to me and all her Hallmark..."
    - Ronda Simpson-Brown
  • "I am so sorry for your loss. I loved seeing Pat at church...."
    - Cheryl Burgess

Patricia Ann (Kettwig) Riecks age 87, died peacefully of natural causes with family members present May 9, 2018 at Oakmont of Carmichael. Patricia (Pat) was born June 17, 1930 in Alameda, CA the daughter of Carl and Ann Kettwig. She was preceded in death by husbands: John Wm (Bill) Sparks, Francis Potwin, and Jerry Riecks, and nephew Todd Kettwig. Patricia is survived by son, Garry Sparks, his 3 children and 10 grandchildren; daughter, Viki Sparks-Forrester, granddaughter Nicole and two sons; brothers, Ken and Gene Kettwig and their wives; nephews, Darin and Richard Kettwig and families niece-in-law Karie Kettwig and children and aunt Jane Bentley. Pat will be remembered as fun loving and adventurous, a kind and generous spirit and beloved parishioner of Presentation of the Blessed Mary Catholic Church and Oakmont of Carmichael community. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 4123 Robertson Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821 on Tuesday June 12th 10am Rosary, 10:30 Mass. A Reception will follow the Rosary and Mass in the Church Hall. A Private Burial for family members will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to VITAS Healthcare (Hospice) Community Connection, Attn: Crystelle Turlot 2710 S Gateway Oaks Drive, Ste 100, Sacramento, CA 95833.
Published in The Sacramento Bee from June 10 to June 11, 2018