Patricia “Pat” Ann Pauley (Saffell) lost her battle with cancer on February 22, 2019. Pat was born October 2, 1954 to Albert and Wanda (Phillips) Saffell in Winterset, IA.
Pat always made time for others; she touched many people with her generous and caring soul. She received her LPN Degree at DMACC in Boone. Pat was a nurse for many years at the Manor in Jefferson and other nursing homes in the surrounding areas. She also did in home care in Greene and Dallas Counties. Her heart was with the Alzheimer’s patients.
A perpetual optimist she always wore a smile. She was very creative and encouraged others to learn and try new things. Talented in many fields she loved to take on exciting projects and challenges. Her joyful demeanor lit up rooms and spread happiness to all those around her.
Pat and Dick Pauley were joined in marriage on January 19, 1994. They combined their two families with a total of 5 children.
Survivors include her husband, Richard “Dick” Pauley of Jefferson, IA; son, Tim Williams of Jefferson, IA; daughter, Carolyn (Scott) Guttenfelder of Jefferson, IA; daughter, Tracy Burgart of De Soto, IA; daughter, Jeanette (Dave) Carhill of Jefferson, IA; and son, Troy (Jennifer) Powers of Jefferson, IA; brother, Robert Saffell of Jefferson, IA; brother, Don (Pat) Saffell of Mercer, MO; sister, Marilyn (Darrell) Adams of Earlham, IA; sister-in-law, Kathy Saffell of Des Moines, IA; 14 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother-and-sister-in-law, J. Donald and Martha Pauley of Clear Lake, IA; other relatives and friends.