Patricia M. Chittenden, 86, of North Platte, passed away June 12, 2019, at Linden Court.

She was born Feb. 14, 1933, to Owen T. and June V. (Stoddard) Nelson at North Platte.

Patricia graduated from North Platte High School and went on to attend Graceland University at Lamoni, Iowa. She was married to Robert W. Cox and to this union three children, Nora, Margaret and Robert, were born. They lived in North Platte, where she was a bookkeeper at City Hall for a number of years.

After Robert’s passing, she was later married to Clarence Chittenden and they resided in Stapleton. After Clarence passed away in 1975, Patricia moved back to North Platte and operated a daycare in her home.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; daughter, Margaret; brothers, Ray, Tony and Glenn; and a sister, Anida.

She is survived by a daughter, Nora Yanken of North Platte; son, Robert Cox of Council Bluffs, Iowa; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five brothers, James (Kathy), Richard, Daniel (Sandy), Harold and Albert; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

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A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, June 16, and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, June 17, Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Cremation will follow visitation. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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