WICHITA, KS — Olmstead, Patricia “Pat” (Stewart)

Pat Olmstead passed away on Sunday, June 30th 2019. She was born in Hanover, Kansas to Neal Stewart and Maxine (Warnica) Stewart. She graduated with the Washington, Kansas High School Class of 1971. After graduating, Pat attended North Central Kansas Area Vocational Technical School to study Business. While there she met Chuck Olmstead and they were married on May 27, 1972. After living in Omaha for two years, they moved to Junction City, Kansas where they had a daughter, Sarah.

While in Junction City, Pat worked for: The Geary County Historical Society and Museum, Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Kansas Children’s Service League, Washington Elementary and Ware Elementary in Fort Riley.

Upon Chuck’s retirement, the couple moved to Wichita, Kansas to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren.

Pat became an Administrative Assistant for the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office - Juvenile Division until her retirement December 31, 2018.

Pat was preceded in death by her father, Leroy Neal Stewart in 1993. Pat is survived by her husband Chuck; daughter, Sarah Olmstead, and grandchildren, Alexandra, Benjamin, Zachary and Abigail Olmstead, all of Wichita; her mother, Maxine Stewart of Washington, KS; sister, Deb (Perry) Nutsch, Washington, KS; nieces, Heather Kohlmeyer of Salina, KS, Jaime (Luke) Terry of Robinson, KS, and one great-niece, Miah Terry, along with many relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at The First United Methodist Church in Washington, KS on Saturday, July 13th at 1:00. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory in the Valley, 3755 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218 or The Wichita Children’s Home, 7271 E. 37th St., Wichita, KS 67226. Arrangements by Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.

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