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Patricia Ann Harney


Posted By: Sarah Fletcher (email)
Date: 11/27/2020 at 11:37:09

Patricia Ann Harney, 82, died Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Lantern Park Specialty Care in Coralville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 25 at St. Maryís Catholic Church in Oxford. Father Robert Cloos will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Iowa City. The family will greet friends an hour prior to the Mass at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed toward St. Maryís Catholic Church, Oxford First Responders, or Hospice Care Initiative.

Due to the pandemic, social distancing standards and masks are required. The health of the family and all attendees is paramount. Thank you.

Patricia was born on July 28, 1938, in Story City, Iowa, the daughter of Benedict and Florence (King) Baldus. She was a graduate of Eagle Grove High School, Ottumwa Heights College, and received her BS in Elementary Education from Mt. Mercy College in 1976.

On August 19, 1961, Patricia married Raymond C. Kouba in Eagle Grove, IA. They had three children, Thomas, Rebecca, and Edward. Raymond died on July 10, 1967. Following Raymondís death, Patricia married William C. Harney on June 5, 1971, in Iowa City, IA. William died on July 24, 2007.

Patricia taught and substitute taught in Iowa City, Clear Creek, Cosgrove, and Mid-Prairie school districts. She retired in 2016.

She was a member of St. Maryís Altar and Rosary, the National Catholic Society of Foresters, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Stroke Club Support Group, US Bowling Congress, and a 3rd grade CCD teacher.

Patricia enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, and bowling. In 2016 Patricia had a stroke, prior to that she was substitute teaching and on a bowling league. She was an active member of St. Maryís Church in Oxford since 1971 and enjoyed socializing at the Oxford Sale Barn with friends after daily Mass. For the last four years of her life, Patricia resided at Lantern Park Care Initiatives in Coralville where she enjoyed social activities and kind care.

Survivors include her children, Thomas Kouba, Rebecca (Randy) Schmidt, and Edward Kouba (Jo Ann Christensen); stepchildren, Anne (Ray) Reynolds, Bill (Jan) Harney, Helen (Marty) Cropp, Cindy Harney, and step son-in-law, Kevin Courtney; siblings, Janet Miller, John (Sandi) Baldus, and Marilyn (John) Bullinger; 15 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces, and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, and her stepdaughter, Theresa Courtney.

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service

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