Patricia A. Olson
1939 - 2021
Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel
1801 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA

Patricia A. Olson

Sioux City

Patricia A. Olson, 81, of Sioux City passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at a local nursing home following a brief illness.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel, located at 1801 Morningside Ave. Sioux City. Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Mater Dei Parish, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Patricia Agnes Coyle, the daughter of Everett and Cordelia (Trudeau) Coyle, was born Nov. 10, 1939, in Akron, Iowa. She grew up in the area and graduated from Akron High School in 1957. She then attended St. Joseph Mercy Nursing School and graduated in 1960 with a RN Degree.

Patricia married George Olson on June 30, 1962; the couple made their home in Sioux City. Pat worked at St. Joseph Hospital, then Mercy Medical Center. She retired in 2006 after 44 years as an ER nurse.

Pat was a member at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading and loved playing cards and cribbage with her husband. She enjoyed many Vegas trips with her work pals and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She and George also went on many fishing trips. Pat's favorite TV shows were Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and detective and crime series. She also watched Dr. Pol reruns often.

Patricia is survived by her sons, Robert Olson, Thomas (Kim) Olson, and Jason (Kathy) Olson, all of Sioux City, and Christopher (Heather) Olson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; daughter, Michon (Kevin) Wiederin of Sergeant Bluff; brothers, Thomas (Linda) Coyle of Okoboji, Iowa, and Jerome Coyle of Missouri; grandchildren, Axel, Aaron, Sara, Katie, Seth, Mikayla, Makenzie, Megan, Mason, Mitchel, Joseph; and great-grandchildren, Knightley, Ryder, Immi, and Abbi.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; brother, Richard (Barbara) Coyle; and sisters, Shirley Chavez, and Joan (Dennis) Boe.

Published by Sioux City Journal on Oct. 20, 2021.
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My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Pat was a beautiful lady and a wonderful nurse. RIP Pat
Marilyn Klinger
October 21, 2021
Pat was a good person and nurse. Always friendly, genuine, kind, and easy to be around. Warm smile and laugh. R.I.P.
Craig A Brubaker
October 20, 2021
I spent a lot of time working with Pat from the late 1970's to the late 1990's as a Paramedic, and in the E.R. as a Flight Paramedic in 1987 and 1988. She was always jovial and kept me up to date on goings on in Akron. She was a truly great lady and Nurse. I am very sorry for your loss.
Steve Kilstrom
October 20, 2021
She was a wonderful person and nurse. I worked with her at Mercy. I am sorry for your loss.
Pam Bombei
October 20, 2021
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