Patsy Starnes Capen, 68, of Granger passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017.
Graveside service will be held Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 am. at the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry.
Memorials can be made to the Leukemia Society. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.
Patsy was born on Nov. 19, 1948, in Canton, Ohio.
She lived in Ohio until she was 22 and married William Capen in 1968 in Canton. She later moved to Iowa, then California and returned to Iowa in 1991.
Patsy worked all her life.
She received her AAS degree when she was 52 and became an EMT when she was 62.
She enjoyed dancing, bike riding, gardening and fixing things.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hoyt and Rachel Starnes; her husband, William Capen; a brother; and two sisters.
Pat is survived by daughters, Wendy Noring of Granger and Angela (Kirk) Caswell of Altoona; grandchildren, Gilly and Bailey Noring and Ashley and Sydney Caswell; and a sister, Marsha Bingham.