Patricia Jane Theibert O’Donnell, age 89, passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2012, in the Fairfax at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Born to Leo and Esther Kusser Theibert Sr. on Oct. 6, 1922, in Sandusky, she was the second of seven children, and a 1940 graduate of Sandusky High School.
She was a loving and devoted wife to her late husband of 63 years, Brig. Gen. Edwin T. O’Donnell, U.S. Army, Ret. of Norwalk, whom she married at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on Aug. 14, 1946.
She was mother of Kathleen, Terrie and Kevin O’Donnell and predeceased son, Thomas P. O’Donnell; grandmother of Lt. Col. Brad Everman, USAF, Kristina O’Donnell, Erin O’Donnell, Kelley Inmon, Thomas P. O’Donnell Jr., Kerryanne O’Donnell, Madeleine, Margaret and Patrick Carson, Brett and Kyle O’Donnell; and great-grandmother of eight. She is also survived by her brother, Jude Theibert of Sandusky, and sister, Jean Meckstroth of Elroy, Wis.
A funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at St. Rita Catholic Church, Alexandria, Va. Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, Va.