Patsy Carol (Kibbee) Picknell, age 77 of Butler, Missouri, formerly Brooklyn, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018. Memorials may be contributed in Patsy’s name to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family with arrangements.
Patsy is survived by her children Donnetta Kay Kerr (Francis Jr.), Carol L. Wheeler, Sylvia L. (John) Reynolds, Molly (Thomas) Harris and Edna Wheeler; 12 Grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Forest, a grandson G. Scott Reynolds, a sister Birdie Coburn, brothers Earl and Harold Kibbee, and a son-in-law Walter Tim.
Patsy Carol Kibbee was born November 20, 1940, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Edmund Robert and Gladys Veva Thomas Kibbee. She married Forest Otto Picknell in Brooklyn on December 24, 1987. As a young girl, Patsy helped her mother clean offices and homes around Brooklyn. Throughout her life she waitressed at various restaurants and a few factories. She was a punch press operator at Milbank Manufacturing. Patsy was a fulltime over the road truck driver with her husband Forest in 1985 and continued until his death in 2007, at which time she became fully retired. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting and bird watching.