Patricia Ann (Blackwell) Kalb

Patricia Ann (Blackwell) Kalb, 82, passed away at her home in Plano, Texas on May 22, 2018.

She was born in Shoals, Indiana on October 21, 1935 to late Jacob Charles Blackwell and Blanche (Freeman) Blackwell.

Patty graduated from Shoals High School with the class of 1954. She married Wilfred W. Kalb on May 15, 1954 and he preceded her in death on April 10, 2001.

She was a homemaker and spent most of her adult life in Loogootee, Indiana, moving to Texas in the early 2000s. She was Roman Catholic by faith and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Jake and Blanche Blackwell, infant sister, Elizabeth Blackwell, husband, Wilfred Kalb, great-granddaughter, Breanah Kaye Williams, son-in-law, Neal Williams, sister-in-law, Carolyn (Cooper) Blackwell, brother-in-law, Walter Kalb, father-in-law, Edward Kalb, mother-in-law, Anna (Nigg) Kalb, nephew, Roy Dean Barkley.

She is survived by her children, daughter, Marla (Lee) Williams-VanHoy, Jacksonville, Florida, son, Gerard W. Kalb, Plano, Texas, grandchildren, Staci (Andy) DeWitt, Huntingburg, Indiana, Dustin (Cortney) Williams, Low Moor, Iowa, Kaleb Kalb, The Colony, Texas, and Kendyl Kalb (Brandon James), Denison, Texas, six great-grandchildren, Kira and Kolten DeWitt, Alexandra and Graydon Williams, Emma Delgado and Madison Sprout, brother, John L. Blackwell (Claudia Valdivia), West Palm Beach, Florida, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, ex daughter-in-law, Joni Walton Kalb ( Ron) Warnasch, Frisco, Texas, step-granddaughter, Leslee (Garrett) Mackey, Tampa, Florida and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Netta and Clarence Barkley, French Lick, Indiana.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.

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