Patricia K. DeHoff

Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia K. DeHoff, 67, Lawrence will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She died August 28, 2014 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Patricia was born April 7, 1947 in Chillicothe, MO the daughter of Ed and Mary (Anderson) Robbins.

She cared for her family, managed property and collected and sold antiques.

Anyone who knew Pat will remember her for the deep love she had for children and dedication to family. She was the one who broke all the rules so the kids and family could have the most fun. She wanted nothing more than to be with the children or do for them. She cared about everyone else before herself.

She married Jim DeHoff on June 16, 1964 in Huntsville, AR. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May at Padre Island, Texas. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Jodi DeHoff, Lawrence, Wendy Hovorka and husband Dr. John Hovorka, Austin, TX; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Pollock, John Pollock, Jack Hovorka, Max Hovorka; two sisters, Barbara Perry and husband, Dwight, and Mary Lee Robbins; niece Mendy Robeson and husband, Todd, Ada, OK; niece Bobbie Flory and husband, Scott, Lawrence, and Dee Perry and wife, Kara, Lawrence; nephew, Alexander Travis and wife, Cathy; and grandniece, Mia May Travis, all of Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. John the Evangelist Catholic School and may be sent in care of the mortuary.


5 Condolences

  1. Dale & Karen Maas on August 30, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Jim, Jodi and Wendy and family,

    Dale and I are so very sorry for this heartbreaking loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers to afford you strength to get through this. Remember all the happy times you shared……
    Dale and Karen

  2. Karen and Brian Dawber on August 30, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Jodi and John, Our sympathy at the loss of you mother and grandmother. You both are in our thoughts. Karen and Brian Dawber

  3. Mr. and Mrs. James Terry on September 1, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

  4. Janice Altenbernd Stalcup on September 6, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    Dear Jim and family,
    I was so shocked and saddened to receive the news of Patty’s death.
    I have such great memories of her great laugh and all the fun that seemed to surround her in high school. I know you must have lots of wonderful memories with her, but also know how much she will be missed. I am so sorry that your family is having to deal with this huge loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Fondly, Janice

  5. Kader on October 18, 2014 at 9:06 am

    any status on Tonga and Lihauli? if they make it, we could have 2 good sized NT’s. Any inihgst on how much bigger Brown, Wilson and Tiedgen are? I hope we can get those guys aroung 280-285lbs. Do you think Tucci will get on the field he is in the 300lbs range.

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