Patricia Sue “Pat” Mashek

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Patricia Sue Mashek, 74, Deerfield, MO passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Medicalodges Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Pat was born on March 17, 1949, in Nevada, MO, to David and Louise (Ring) Nickelson. She married Lee Mashek on April 25, 2000, and he preceded her in death in 2012.

Pat was raised in Bronaugh and attended Bronaugh schools. Pat worked as a waitress most of her life, both at the Trail Blazer and then the VFW-Nevada until retirement. She was an avid coin collector and was known for her straight-forward honesty.

Survivors include her six children, Kevin Kastl (Missee), Ft. Scott, KS, Mary Hilliard (Kevin), Claremore, OK, Miria Atkins (Kelly), Ft. Scott, KS, Donald Wittenberg, Eve, MO, Frederick Wittenberg, Deerfield, MO, and Jodi Leatherman (Clint), Redfield, KS; nine grandchildren, Triston, Wyatt, Jessica, Daryn, Leah, Baylee, Lukas, Xabier, and Daniel; a brother, Bill Nickelson (Marlane), Mulberry, KS; a sister, Betty Simpson, Pittsburg, KS; and several nephews. Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Mashek; a granddaughter, Lacey Paige; her parents; four brothers and one sister.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Richland Cemetery, Richards, MO, with Pastor Bill Platt officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO.