Patricia entered eternal life on January 27, 2023, at the age of 86. She is survived by her large and loving family: husband William, “Bill” Wall, of 65 years, Highlands Ranch; three sons: John Paul, Denver; William Winston (Diana), Denver; David Carter (Amy) Littleton; three daughters: Suzanne Marie Juarez (Greg) Aurora; Dianna Lee Serio (Joseph) Irvine, California; and Helen Elizabeth Reddish (Robert) Centennial; Eleven Grandchildren: Katherine Lynn Serio, Los Angeles, California; William Winston Wall Jr, Arvada; Robert Colton Wall, Lone Tree; Anastacia Elizabeth Juarez, Aurora; Austin Gerard Wall Barnes, Aurora; James Morgan Wall (Keishlyn), Littleton; Alexa Chandler Wall, Aurora; Paige McKenzie Wall, Littleton; William Joseph Serio, Irvine, California; Isabella Annise Reddish, Centennial; and Remy Ellyce Reddish, Centennial; great grandson, Asher Morgan Wall. Patt was preceded in death by her beloved son, Richard Dana, Aurora; February 2008.
Patricia was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 28, 1936, and was adopted and raised by her beloved Aunt Helen & Uncle Paul, following the death of both her parents. They loved her and her siblings as their own and provided them a happy childhood. She earned an Associate Degree and worked as a secretary for US Steele, in Chicago, Illinois but her true ambition was to be an artist. She had no plans to marry, but on a vacation/tour in Colorado Springs, she met Bill Wall, and he ruined all her plans. They were married within six months.
Patt was a devout Catholic and served God through her many acts of service to the Church, charitable/ fundraising work and entertaining (play writing, singing, dancing and teaching.) Throughout her life she shared her many talents and good will with others.
Patt’s many accomplishments included raising her seven children, (less than 8 years from eldest to youngest), her greatest joy. She was a trailblazer for women in sports, serving as Vice President of Age Group Swimming (AAU) now known as United States Swimming. During her 30 + years serving the swimming community in Colorado, she saw the need to train interested individuals in officiating the sport and developed a training program to accomplish this. Her unfailing devotion to the sport of swimming earned her state-wide as well as national recognition. Patt was selected to officiate at the Moscow Olympics, however, as we all remember, the United States boycotted the event. Patt was caucus leader for her precinct, and always strove to benefit her community. She was selected Ms. Sr. Colorado 2000 and represented Colorado in the National Pageant. Thoughtful, kind and loving to all, she lifted people up and always gave her whole heart.
Patt belonged to various civic groups including the Home Builder’s Association - Women’s Auxiliary, Cherry Creek Choraliers, St Pius Choir, Cherry Creek Women’s Club, Seniors ’88, the Cameo Club, and The Red Hats.
Recitation of the Rosary will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church located at 18000 E Arapahoe Rd, Aurora, CO 80016, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:30am. The Graveside Service will take place at 2:30pm at Saint Simeon Catholic Cemetery, 22001 US-30, Aurora, CO 80018. A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, February 10, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:00pm at Valley Country Club, 14601 Country Club Drive, Centennial, CO 80016.
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