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Patricia Luea

June 26, 1947 — April 30, 2021

Patricia Luea


Patricia Jean Luea, age 73, of Ellis, Kansas passed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society, Ellis. She was born June 26, 1947 in WaKeeney, Kansas to Joe and Lillian (Weber) Locker.

She graduated from Ellis High School in 1965 and obtained a masters degree in mathematics from Fort Hays State University. She married Paul Luea on April 17, 1971 in Hays.

Patricia was a retired math professor at Fort Hays State University. She enjoyed bowling, ceramics, gardening, home improvement TV shows and was also an avid reader.

She is survived by her husband Paul of the home; her mother, Lillian Locker of WaKeeney; two sons, Jason Luea and wife Samantha of Ellis and Jonas Locker of North Platte, Nebraska as well as three grandchildren, Abby Luea, Jacob Luea and Jonathon Luea.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Locker and a sister, Pam McMahon.

Private family services are planned. Arrangements are with Keithley Funeral Chapel 400. E. 17th Ellis, Kansas

Memorial contributions are suggested to FHSU Math Department. Contributions made payable to the organization may be sent in care of Keithley Funeral Homes PO Box 86 Hays, KS 67601.

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Arrangements Are Pending

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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