Patricia Ryan Corwin, 66, of Kansas City, MO, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, August 4, 2022. She was born April 7, 1956, in Kansas City, MO, the oldest of seven children born to Richard and Loreta (Walker) Ryan.
Pattie graduated from Park Hill High School in 1974 and later from the University of Missouri, where she earned a BA in Fashion Merchandising. Early in her career she worked as a fashion buyer for Harzfeld’s and in later years for UPromise, where she sold 529 plans for the state of Missouri.
Pattie’s true joy in life was her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, “Mimi”, sister, aunt, and dear friend. She cherished holidays with family, and enjoyed traveling the world with her husband, spending time in the garden, reading, painting, and watching the Chiefs and Royals.
She married James D. Corwin on June 28, 2009. In addition to Jim, survivors include her mother, Loreta Ryan; children: Megan Biram (Cory), Erin Wear (David), Andrew Fialka (Katie); step-daughter, Katie Long (Matt); siblings: Cathy Kirkpatrick (Mark), Angie Bales, Billy Ryan (Margaret), Dan Ryan (Ida), Phil Ryan (Leanne) and Tommy Ryan; grandchildren: Emery, Campbell, Eva, Willa, Payton, Penelope, Poppy, Caroline and Cathryn, many nieces and nephews; and former spouse: William F. Fialka. She was preceded in death by her dad, Dick Ryan and nephew, Kevin Ryan.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Pattie’s wonderful life on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at St. Therese Catholic Church. The visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with Mass at 7:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Corwin Family Foundation, where funds will benefit the Art Program at St. Therese School. Arrangements entrusted to the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville.