Obituary of Patty Daniels

Patricia Ellen “Patty” Daniels, age 91, a former resident of Redfield, Kansas, and more recently of the Presbyterian Village in Ft. Scott, passed away early Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the Medicalodge in Ft. Scott.

She was born December 18, 1927, at the family home in Arcadia, Kansas, the daughter of Thomas Edward Potter and Edna Blanch Bradbury Potter. Patty grew up in Arcadia and graduated from the Arcadia High School. While in high school she played tennis and volleyball and also sang in the school choir. She was also a cheerleader.

Patty married Keith Daniels on April 3, 1946, at Iola, Kansas. Patty worked with Keith on their family farm. She also worked for J.C. Penney Co. for twenty-five years. In earlier years, she was a member of the Arcadia Christian Church. She later attended the Mt. Orum Baptist Church. She was also a past member of the Eastern Star and the EHU. She enjoyed going to garage sales and auctions.

Survivors include her four daughters, Linda Wilson and husband, Lafe, of Uniontown, Kansas; Peggy Hall, of Ft. Scott; Nancy Pruitt and husband, Roger, of Fulton, Kansas; and Jan Kraft and husband, David, of Gridley, Kansas; thirteen grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. Also surviving is a sister, Bonnie Ericson of Heber Springs, Arkansas and three sisters-in-law, Judy Flanigan, Micki Daniels, and Lila Marie Daniels.

Her husband, Keith, preceded her in death on December 1, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her son, David Daniels; her grandson, Michael Pruitt; five sisters and a brother.

Rev. Jeff Cokely will conduct funeral services at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 1st at the Mt. Orum Baptist Church south of Redfield.

Burial will follow in the Marion (Paint Creek) Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Orum Church or the Son Flower Ministries which is an educational ministry for the youth of Z`orange, Haiti and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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