Patricia Henning, age 77, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at her home in Knoxville. As Patricia had wished, her body has been cremated and a celebration of Patricia’s life was held Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville. Following services, the church provided a luncheon for friends and family. Patricia was born on Feb. 25, 1938. She is the daughter of Floyd and Velma (Rowley) Crozier. Patricia was raised in Knoxville, where she helped her family with their restaurant as a kid. Patricia graduated from Knoxville High School Class of 1956. Patricia and Ronald were united in marriage on Dec. 14, 1958. The couple moved to Des Moines, then moved to Knoxville, before Ronald transferred jobs to Columbia, Mo., for a short time. Patricia and Ronald returned to Knoxville, to be with family and raise their children. Patricia and Ronald had three children; Rhonda, Roger and Vicki. Patricia worked at the Knoxville Clinic for 35 years before retiring. Patricia was very active with the First United Methodist Church. Patricia was a proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved sewing and knitting and spending time with family. Patricia enjoyed having her family over for a night of pitch. Patricia is survived by her loving husband; Ronald Henning; daughter Rhonda (Dennis) Broughton of Knoxville, one son; Roger (Kimberly) Henning of Des Moines, and daughter, Vicki (Rick) Knudtson of Guttenberg. Patricia is also survived by two sisters Carolyn (Perry) Klein and Donna (Ray) Meulpolder and one brother Keith (Marge) Crozier; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial in Patricia’s memory has been established by the family to be decided at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com.
Published on  February 18, 2016