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Patricia L. "Patty" Groves

November 9, 1952 — March 15, 2022

Patricia L. “Patty” Groves, 69, died Tuesday, March 15, 2022, after a long illness with her family by her side at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Sioux City, IA.

A visitation will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, March 18, 2022, at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel, 1801 Morningside Ave., with a prayer service at 6:00 pm. A funeral service will be 12:00 pm Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Christy-Smith, Morningside, with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.christysmith.com .

Patricia Groves was born on November 9, 1952, to Everette and Irene (Girard) Clay in Sioux City, IA. She attended both Helen High School and Central High School. In 1986 she started work at Aalf’s Manufacturing as a seamstress. In 1998 Patty left Aalf’s Manufacturing to attend Western Iowa Tech Community College. She graduated in 2000, with an associate degree in Computer Programming.
In the fall of 2000, Patty and Clint moved to Topeka, KS where she started working for the State of Kansas as a Computer Programmer. She worked there until 2020, when she retired.

On June 22, 2002, Patty married Clint Groves in South Sioux City, NE. They resided in Topeka, KS. In the spring of 2020, they moved to North Sioux City, SD where she resided until her passing.
Patty and Clint loved to travel to Colorado along with traveling to different Spartan Mud Runs. She also loved going to Lake Okoboji and Camping. When she was not traveling, she loved to spend time with her family and swimming with her grandchildren. Family was everything to her.

Patty is survived by her loving husband, Clint Groves; mother-in-law, Jean Groves; seven children, Annett Wynn, Jody Wynn, Amanda Wynn, Jacob Wynn, Jennifer Groves, Ben (Christie) Groves, and Alex (Kollin Jones) Groves; fifteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Charlene (Bob) Berger, Linda (Mike) Ring, and Mary Schultz; four brothers, Rod (Carol) Clay, Dennis Clay, Mark Clay, and John Clay; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Patty was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a brother-in-law; a sister-in-law, and a father-in-law. Patty was loved by many.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, March 18, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Prayer Service

Friday, March 18, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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