Rockwell City – Patricia Juvette 83, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at her home, following a lengthy illness. Her body was gifted to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine for anatomical research. No services are planned. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, suggested memorials may be left to the Alzheimer’s Association, or to Gentiva Hospice.
Patricia is survived by her husband Gene; daughter Lisa (Garren Ruggaber) Juvette; son Eric (Delma) Nieland; grandchildren, Gabby (Miles Hayden) Johnson, Heidi Johnson, Travis (Melissa) Brock, and Chris (Missy) Brock; great-grandchildren, Aurora, Lochlan, Ledger, Dalton, Danielle, and Wes; and many loving nieces, nephews, and close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Loyal and Oneta (Monroe) Zierath; and brother David Zierath.
Patricia Zierath was born November 4, 1939 at Charles City, Iowa. Patricia graduated from St. Lukes School of Nursing and the Cincinnati General School of Nurse Anesthesia. On June 10, 1978 she was united in marriage to Gene Juvette at Holcombe, Wisconsin.
A special love and thanks to the very caring staff of Gentiva Hospice. Also a special thank you to Alisha Forther (Helping Hands) for her loving care.