TORRINGTON – Services for Patty Lou Wood, 75, will be held at noon on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Ryan Clayton officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Patty, a long-time resident of Torrington, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Torrington Community Hospital following a long, valiant fight with COPD. Memorials may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and the casket will be open at the church prior to services. Arrangements are by the Colyer Funeral Home and condolences may be sent to www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Patty Lou was born March 24, 1943, to Marvin and Lucile (Pitzer) Jones. She graduated from Torrington High School in 1961 and then attended the school of Cosmetology in Scottsbluff, Neb., and Cheyenne. She operated her own beauty shop in Yoder for several years before she moved to Torrington, where she spent many years working for the Citizen’s National Bank, the Department of Family Services and St. Joseph Children’s Home. She was known as “Paterick” by her close friends and family. She enjoyed bowling, snow skiing, golfing and reading. However, her greatest joy was spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Patty Lou is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Ira Clifton Wood; three step-daughters Jacque Seiffert, Dana Rounsborg and Kari Cameron; her father Marvin Jones; sister Kathy Schaneman; brother Kelly Jones; grandchildren Meranda Powers, Michael, Lisa and Eric Martinez, Ashlyn Stephenson, Zachary and Jocelyn Zarling and Lanny Cameron; great-grandchildren Cayden, Camden and Carston Stephenson, Zoey and Alexander Zarling, Carly and Chloe Powers, Aubrey Jo, Christopher and Bentley Martinez and Amelia Okes; and many other loving nieces, nephews and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her mother Lucile Jones; daughters Shelly Clemens and Robin (Clemens) Teske; and grandson Christopher Martinez.