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Inez V. (Patton) DePlata

December 27, 1934 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 85)


Lifelong Goodland, KS resident, Inez Vaylene Patton DePlata, 85, joined family and friends in Heaven on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 

Inez was the last of 10 children born to Carl & Edith Patton on Dec 27, 1934.

Inez enjoyed the time that she could spend with family & friends and could be seen working in her yard and the gardens she loved. She also cherished her time out with friends. She worked at Good Samaritan, Calvary Gospel Church, and Big Brothers and Sisters.  She had a great love for Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior and was an active member of Calvary Gospel.

Inez was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Frank, Fred, Wallace, and Willis, sisters Mildred, Margaret, Ruby, and Iris, a son - Wesley Rice and a great grandson - Blake Gulledge.

She is survived by a brother Raymond Patton and four of her children; daughters Gloria (Doug) Curtis and Jeanette (David) Ruddell, sons Duane (Ronda) Rice and Tony (Shawna) DePlata, 10 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Inez will be missed as a mother, a grandmother and a good friend.

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October 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
October 17, 2020

10:30 AM
Calvary Gospel Church
402 College
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Inez DePlata Memorial Fund
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 678735

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