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Patricia Ann 'Patty' Forbis

Patricia Ann "Patty" Forbis

Jun 17, 1961 - Jun 8, 2011
Funeral services for Patricia Ann "Patty" Forbis of Riverton are at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton. Cremation will take place after the service.

Viewing will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at the Davis Funeral Home with a rosary starting at 7 p.m. (also at Davis Funeral Home.)

Donations to the Patricia Forbis Memorial Fund in care of Wyoming National Bank, 304 E. Main, Riverton, Wyoming 82501, would be appreciated by her family.

Mrs. Forbis died on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 49.

Patricia Ann Reed was born in Rawlins on June 22, 1961, the daughter of Paul Leonard Reed and Lorinde Theresa (Francis) Reed. The family moved to Riverton from Rawlins in 1977. She was graduated from Riverton High School in 1979 and took two years of college accounting courses

She married Kevin Forbis on June 23, 1979, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton.

Mrs. Forbis was of the Catholic faith and had been baptized at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rawlins.

Mrs. Forbis worked as a bookkeeper who worked for Brunton for 20 years and, for the last 11 years, for High Plains Power in Riverton.

Her family said Mrs. Forbis enjoyed her family, grandchildren and was God mother to several babies in the family, fishing, yard sales, slot machines, traveling, family gatherings, and her favorite holiday party was the pumpkin party.

Survivors include her husband, Kevin Forbis of Riverton; daughters, Sarah Marie Kelley and her husband James, Whitney Dawn Rota and her husband Cory; grandchildren, Ayden Jakob Kelley, Rylan James Kelley, and Danyin Ann Rota; her parents, Lorinde Francis of Riverton; step-father, John Esquibel, Sr. of Rawlins; brothers, Michael Reed and his wife Caryl of Rawlins, Tim Reed of Rawlins, Shawn Reed and wife Tia of Laramie, John Esquibel and wife Heidi of Riverton; sisters, Lorinde Schisel and husband Calvin of Hanna, Thomasine Parkhill and husband Ron of Alcova, and Kileen Esquibel of Riverton; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Reed in 1976; her grandparents; nephews, Paul Romero and Daniel Reed.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.