Patricia A. “Pat” Kennedy

Jan 23, 2019
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Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Friendship Village Chapel, 600 Park Lane, Waterloo


Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home in Waterloo


10:00 a.m. committal service at Garden View Chapel at the Garden of Memories Cemetery prior to services.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Friendship Village or Cedar Valley Hospice.


Patricia A. “Pat” Kennedy, 93, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Lakeview Landing of Friendship Village.

She was born May 15, 1925 in Cedar Rapids, daughter of Raymond and Hazel Seeley Ainsworth. She married Harold Stevens September 26, 1948 in Waterloo; he preceded her in death November 11, 1956. She then married Arthur C. Kennedy October 23, 1958 in Cedar Falls; he preceded her in death May 30, 1998.

Pat graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1943. She was a homemaker and a member of Waterloo First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Ronald (Mary Ann) Stevens of Greeley, Colorado, and Mark (Chris) Kennedy of Waterloo; a daughter, Ann (Steve) Schuler of Waterloo; and seven grandchildren, Julie Stevens, Sarah (Jason) Nordman, Mandy Kennedy, Calvin Kennedy, Neal Kennedy, Randi (Chris) Wilson, April Boleyn; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands; a brother, Jack Ainsworth; and a sister, Jeanne Gott.

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  1. D. Hetrick | Jan 27, 2019

    Dear Family of Mrs. Kennedy,

    i am so sorry for your loss. May God’s promise bring you comfort. There will be a new earth...and He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore...i am making all things new.” Revelation 21:1-5

  2. Senna L. Ferguson | Jan 23, 2019
    I said a prayer of thanks for now I know she is with her husband, sister, and mom, plus all the rest  of the family.  She was such a sweet person.  I always said my sister took after Aunt Pat in personality, not my mom!!!!  I never heard a bad word spoken of my Aunt, she was loved by everyone that knew her.  And she raised wonderful kids and loved them all so much.  I remember her when she was still going to West high and she used to walk me down to the river to join grandpa when he was fishing.   Oh, and my mom and Aunt Pat used to take me to the Falls Avenue swimming pool and she would catch me as I came off the end of the slide.  I have a million memories and all of them good.  Say hi to everyone for me Aunt Pat.

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