Patricia Ann Doak, 89, Columbia, Missouri, passed away on May 19, 2021 at the University Hospital and Clinics.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Columbia Cemetery.
Patricia was born on May 2, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Benjamin and Nannie Kemper Austene. The family moved to Hallsville, Missouri when she was seven years old. Patricia graduated from Hallsville High School in 1950 and graduated from Christian College in Columbia, Missouri. At that time she was employed by the City of Columbia. On August 11, 1951, she married Douglas Doak in Armstrong, Missouri. They moved their family to Ames, Iowa in 1960. Patricia was a long time member of Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa where she was once employed. She later worked as a tax preparer and also as a bookkeeper for the family seed business for many years. She was an active member of United Methodist Women, a member of ISU Women’s Club, and Economics Women.
She is survived by her daughters, Sara Doak and Laura (Neal) Springer; sister, Sue (Patrick) Wright; sister-in-law, Patricia Austene and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, Nancy Pantoga and brother, Alan Austene.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Paul Doak Agricultural Business Recruiting Scholarship, Iowa State University Foundation, P.O. Box 868, Ames, Iowa 50010-0868 or the Collegiate United Methodist Church, 2622 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014.
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