Patricia McDaniel, 79, of Walton, passed away on her birthday, November 9, 2022, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo. She was born November 9, 1943, in Kokomo to John and Josephine (Drago) Ridenour. She married Chester “Chet” McDaniel on October 21, 1991, and he survives.
Pat retired from Delco Electronics in 1997 with 34 years’ service as a inspector. She enjoyed playing Euchre, the UAW hobby club and attending her woman’s bible study “Psalms”. She was an avid volunteer, assisting many organizations in the Kokomo area. Pat enjoyed time spent with Chet riding their Goldwing motorcycle to many locations and their vacation home on Padre Island, Texas. She loved taking long walks on the beach.
Surviving family include her husband Chester McDaniel of Walton; her daughters, Kathy (Mark) Samuels of Noblesville, and Emily (Fred) Wogerman of Kokomo. She is also survived by two step daughters, Donna McDonald of Logansport and Debra (Lee) Burnett of Elkhart. She is survived by one grandson, Bailey Wogerman of Kokomo and several step grandkids. She also has one sister, Mary (Tom) Lott of Greentown and one brother, John (Gloria) Ridenour of Springhill, TN and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, her aunt Mary Lineberry and step-son-in-law, Bob.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with services immediately following at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Scott Patterson will officiate. Burial will take place in the Walton IOOF Cemetery, Walton, IN. Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s research in her memory. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com