Obituary: Patti Sue Kirk

March 24, 1959 – January 6, 2021

Patti Sue Kirk, 61, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at her residence.

Born March 24, 1959, in Gary, she was the daughter of Clarence Kirk and Carol (Alexander) Kirk Winkler.

Patti was salutatorian of the Mitchell High School Class of 1977.  She was manager and owner of Little Italy in Mitchell.  Patti retired in 2017 from Michaels in Bloomington where she was part of the management team.

She loved reading, doing crafts, and had been busy making masks for the COVID-19 pandemic.  Patti was an avid pet lover, especially cats.

Survivors include her brothers, Brian (Carol) Kirk of St. Elizabeth, Missouri and Phillip (Angela) Kirk of Napa California; step sister, Kathy Moffatt of Mitchell;  step brother, David Winkler of Bedford; with several nieces and nephews left behind.

Her parents and stepfather, Herald Winkler, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Following COVID-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing are required.  Attendance will be limited to no more than 25 guests at a time. The service will be live-streamed via the funeral home’s Facebook page.

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