Patricia O'Donnell

Obituary of Patricia A. O'Donnell

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Patricia A. “Patty” O’Donnell, 84, of Goodland, IN (formerly of Winamac, IN) passed away at 6:30 AM Friday, August 27, 2021 at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville, IN.  She was born on March 17, 1937 in Monterey, IN to the late Clement V. and Marjorie M. [Prendergast] Keller.  Patty graduated from Holy Family School in 1951 and Monterey High School in 1955.  She spent her life working as a Registered Nurse; having earned her degree from Holy Cross Central School of Nursing in 1958.  Patty worked for Dr. Eshelman in Monterey and then at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, where she retired after 20 years.  On May 4, 1963, Patty married John William O’Donnell, Sr. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Monterey.  He passed away on April 27, 2006.   Patty was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac as well as the Christian Mothers.  She was also a member of the Pulaski County Genealogy Society.  Patty was an active participant at the Von Tobel Senior Center in Winamac.  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing, painting, reading, and landscaping.  Most recently, Patty made pillow cases and quilts as keepsakes for her family members.  Patty dearly loved family reunions and winning BINGO.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, and aunt.  Patty will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her. 


She is survived by:

Judy (Vic) Heater, Winamac, IN Daughter

Pat (Cheryl) O’Donnell, Logansport, IN Son

Susie O’Donnell, Winamac, IN Daughter

Maureen Inman, Goodland, IN Daughter

Ryan O’Donnell, Winamac, IN Son

Dr. Amanda (Curt) Lords, Granddaughter

Carolyn (Darron) Robinson, Granddaughter

Leanne (John) Behny, Granddaughter

Laura Bucinski, Granddaughter

Rebecca Kopka, Granddaughter

Michael (Dorri) O’Donnell, Grandson

Angela (Scott) Compton, Granddaughter

Jeff (Teressa) Garbison, Grandson

Jenny (Mike) Kasten, Granddaughter

Brian (Ashley) Crissinger, Grandson

Alexandria Inman, Granddaughter

Lauren (Brady) Edgar, Granddaughter

Mackenzie O’Donnell, Grandson

Kaitlin O’Donnell, Granddaughter

Many Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren

Michelle O’Donnell, Former Daughter-in-law

Tom (Toni) Keller, Nappanee, IN Brother

Bob (Sheila) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother

Jim (Bertie) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother

Jerry (Rea) Keller, Monterey, IN Brother

Danny (Peggy) Keller, Culver, IN Brother

Ruth Zehner, Monterey, IN Sister

Mary Large Personette, Logansport, IN Sister

Margie (Tim) Wise, Monterey, IN Sister

Colleen Keller, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Jean Keller, Monterey, IN Sister-in-law

Numerous Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Clement V. and Marjorie M. [Prendergast] Keller, Sr., Parents

John William O’Donnell, Sr., Husband

Brian O’Donnell, Infant Son

John William O’Donnell, Jr., Son

Jim O’Donnell, Son

Sean O’Donnell, Grandson

Andrew Budd, Great Grandson

Carolyn O’Donnell, Daughter-in-law

Sharon O’Donnell, Daughter-in-law

Elsie O’Donnell, Former Daughter-in-law

Gary Inman, Former Son-in-law

Sheila Keller, Infant Sister

John Keller, Brother

Clem Keller, Jr., Brother

Don Zehner, Brother-in-law

James Large, Brother-in-law

Gene Personette, Brother-in-law


Visitation will be from 3-8 PM EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 8 PM EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.  A Christian Mother’s Service and Rosary Service will follow.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EDT Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Daniel Shine officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Catholic Church or Von Tobel Senior Center.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.









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3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 8 PM EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating. A Christian Mother’s Service and Rosary Service will follow.

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
St. Peter's Catholic Church
401 N. Monticello St
Winamac, Indiana, United States


St. Peter's Cemetery
St Rd 14 West
Winamac, Indiana, United States
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