Patricia Ann Jaques

Friday, February 8, 2013

Patricia Ann Jaques, 76, of Kirkwood, formerly of Slater, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at her son's home in Kirkwood.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Slater City Cemetery, with the Rev. Bruce Hess officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born May 13, 1936, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Allyne Dulaney Gwinn. On July 21, 1956, in Slater, she married William "Bill" Jaques, who preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 1992. She worked for 30 years of her life in education in Chicago and St. Louis, primarily as a guidance counselor and administrator. She retired from Parkway School District in 1999, after serving 16 years as assistant principal at Hannah Woods Elementary. She belonged to many organizations, including the American Association of University Women, and several local golf leagues.

She is survived by two sons, David Jaques and Stephen Jaques; two daughters, Deborah Jaques and Karen Sallee; 11 grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Louise Hess.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Gwinn and William Dulaney Gwinn.