Patricia Ann "Patty" Mendes, 50, of Sandusky passed away early Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 2010, at her home after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Sandusky, June 11, 1959, to Norman and Margaret (Sibert) Simmons. She was a graduate of Sandusky High School and worked for the Head Start program for several years. She was a member of the Sandusky Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Matthew M. Mendes; son, Richard Springer of Sandusky; two grandchildren, Ariana and Mattius; two sisters, Viola Jones of Florida and Janet Simmons of Sandusky; brother, Bill Simmons of Vermilion; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Nickester will officiate. Burial will be in Perkins Cemetery, Sandusky.
Contributions may be made to the family.