Patricia Hessman


SUBLETTE — Patricia "Pat" Hessman, 79, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta.

SUBLETTE — Patricia "Pat" Hessman, 79, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta.

She was born Oct. 23, 1933, in Bartlett, Colo., to John Andrew and Nina Keplinger Keithly.

On April 9, 1950, she married Robert William Hessman in Dodge City. They moved to Sublette in 1956. He died Feb. 1, 1983. She also was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Gladys Ann Walton.

Survivors include four children, Dr. Bill Hessman and Gary Hessman, both of Sublette, Torry Hessman of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and Teresa Malone of Great Bend; a brother, Gene Keithly of Lewisburg; a sister, Corine Stout of Baldwin City; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Haskell County Cemetery in Sublette.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. today at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine Hospice or Satanta Long Term Care Unit, both in care of the funeral home.


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