Patricia J. McKay
September 22, 1933 - February 27, 2019

Patricia  J. McKay

Patricia J. McKay
Sep 22, 1933 - Feb 27, 2019

Patricia  J. McKay

ELIZA, Illinois - Patricia J. McKay, 85, of Eliza, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Pastor Tom Wright will officiate. Burial will take place in Eliza Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 until 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Eliza Ladies Aide. Online condolences:

Pat was born on September 22, 1933, in Muscatine, the daughter of Claude and Doris Miller Harder. She married Robert W. McKay on July 20, 1952 at Buffalo Prairie Church. He preceded her in death on July 26, 2014.

She was a 1951 graduate of Reynolds High School and worked at Carver Pump Company after graduation. Pat sold Avon for many years and was a substitute cook at Rockridge. She was a member of the Eliza Community Church and Eliza Ladies Aide.

Those left to honor her memory include her three sons, Dwayne McKay and wife, Lorie, of Eliza, Daniel McKay and wife, Barb, of Edgington, and Douglas McKay and wife, Linda, of Milan; eight grandchildren, Amanda Williamson and husband, Michael, of Effingham, Mathew McKay and wife, Jen, of Milan, Jeff McKay and wife, Carrie, of Eliza, Brandon McKay and wife, Hiliary, of Reynolds, Rob McKay and wife, Lindsay, of Eliza, Allison McKay of Moline, Nathan McKay and wife, Sarah, of Edgington, and Ashley Ravenscraft and husband, Shawn, of Muscatine, Iowa; ten great grandchildren, Evan, Savannah, Owen, Luke, Lexie, Korbin, Bryn, Camden, Blakely, and Emma.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Doris Harden; her husband, Robert McKay; and grandparents.


Marshall & Terry Ayers on Mar 4, 2019

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Margie King Campbell on Mar 2, 2019

Pat was a special lady, it was a pleasure to know here. Prayers for all and I agree with Linda. The entire community loved and will miss her.
Margie King Campbell

Gayle McNall on Mar 1, 2019

To the McKay family.....we were so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing . Pat was a wonderful , caring person to all. May the lord comfort you in your loss.
Shirley Ball, Gayle & Jerry McNall, Joy & Caesar Simpao .

Bill & Cindy Minard on Feb 28, 2019

Danny & Barb. We send our deep sympathy with the loss of your mom & mother-in-law. Your folks were kind people.

Vada Timm on Feb 28, 2019

Pat was a very special lady. Glad we got to know her and I will miss our talks at family gatherings. RIP in Pat🙏✝️

Linda Svoboda on Feb 28, 2019

The whole community mourns with you. Pat was such a wonderful and gentle friend to all of us. I feel so blessed to have come to know her. Prayers and hugs to the family.



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Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
10:00 AM

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