Patricia M. Sparks

Aug 22, 2019
Patricia Sparks news


10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Sycamore Street in La Porte City.


5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, August 30 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main St in La Porte City and an hour prior to the services on Saturday at the Church.


Westview Cemetery in La Porte City.


May be directed to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 501 Sycamore St., La Porte City, IA 50651.


Patricia M. Sparks, age 90, of La Porte City, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 at La Porte City Specialty Care.

She was born May 12, 1929 in Vinton, Iowa the daughter of Louie and Esther (Edmonds) Peters.  Patricia graduated from La Porte City High School.  She was united in marriage with Ward A. “Sparky” Sparks on August 26, 1961 in La Porte City.  He preceded her in death on June 10, 1993.

Patricia was a Cook at La Porte City High School for many years.  She was an active member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include her children, Dennis (Lisa) Sparks of La Porte City, Dwain (Libby) Sparks of Coralville, IA, Danny (Stephanie) Sparks of La Porte City, Donna (Jerry) Jackson of La Porte City, Donald (Diana) Sparks and Dorothy (Raymond) Pippert, all of Dysart and Debra (Larry) Mehlert of La Porte City; 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; and a brother, Ronnie (Pat) Peters of La Porte City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 4 brothers, LaVern, Jerry, Larry Peters and a brother in infancy and a sister, Velda Brown.

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  1. MARVIN HRUBES | Aug 25, 2019
    Our prayers and sympathy to all the family members.  
  2. Kathie Thompson | Aug 23, 2019
    Donna and family- I'm so sorry to hear that you have lost your mom. It's  never easy to let them go, even if it is time. Just thinking of you and sending hugs, my friend of years ago. Kathie Wingert Thompson

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