Patricia Anne (Otting) Iniguez
Patricia Anne (Otting) Iniguez, 75, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Bernard, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Northbrook Manor Care Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Friends and relatives of Patricia may call from 10 a.m. until time of services Monday, July 29, at St. Patrick's Church in Garryowen, Iowa, where services for Patricia will be held at 1 p.m. the with Rev. Douglas Loecke Presiding. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Reiff Funeral Home of Cascade, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph P. "J.P." and Bridget M. "Della" (Cox) Otting. She received her education at Immaculate Conception Academy in Dubuque and graduated from Holy Rosary Catholic School in La Motte, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and later attended the University of Washington in Seattle, where she received a degree in psychology. She worked in various area of the food industry for many years. After earning her degree, she worked in the social services in Seattle. She moved to Iowa and worked for the Iowa Department of Human Services as a case worker for child services in Clinton and Jackson counties. She also was employed by the Iowa City Community Schools as food service lead at Garner Elementary School in North Liberty.
Patricia enjoyed reading, doing art, quilting and photography. She also was involved in the 4-H program. She served as the Jackson County Council president.
She is survived by one son, John (Lisa) Priyatel-Thole of Richfield, Minn.; four siblings, Terry (Concheeta) Otting of Zwingle, Iowa, Mary Rose (Randy) Mazure of North Liberty, Iowa, Karen (Randall) Roundy of Lyman, Wyo., and Don Otting of Bernard, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Francis "F.J."Otting, Joseph D. Otting and Tim Otting.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com.