WELLINGTON/JEROME, Idaho - Patricia Joan Thayn Riehle passed from this world after a short illness in Jerome, Idaho on Jan. 31, 2013.
She was born to Lynn Rich Thayn and Mildred Elaine Doris Dial on Aug. 18, 1948 in Grand Junction, Colo.
She met and fell in love with the love of her life, Robert Lee Riehle and was married on Sept. 19, 1998 in Cheney, Wash. They made their home in Jerome, Idaho and had 14 great years of marriage.
Patty and Rob have been raising her grandson, Devin. He was the light of Patty's life and she loved him dearly. Devin she will always be with you in your heart.
Patty is survived by three children, Raymond, Allan and Crista, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by eight siblings, her mom Mildred's children, Claudette, Billy, Doris and Sandra. Her dad and stepmom Lynn and Ila's children, Richard (Linda) Thayn, Stella (Gene) Wilson, both of Price, Marvin (Nita) Thayn, Elmo, Kathie Thayn, Wellington, and Bruce (Georgina) Thayn, West Valley. She is also survived by aunts and uncles, Azella Bradley, Connie Erickson, Jess (Renee) Thayn, Eva (Max) Tucker, Ora Keel and Colleen Thayn. As well as many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Preceded in death by mother, Mildred Dial, father and stepmother Lynn R. and Ila Thayn, granddaughter Naomi.
Services will be held Saturday Feb. 9, 2013 in Jerome, Idaho at 1 p.m. Celebration of life in Wellington will be held at a later time.