Patricia A. Leer, 78, passed away on March 16, 2021, in Mingo. She was born in Newton, Iowa on January 31, 1943, the daughter of Walter and Charline Hobbs.

Patty graduated from Newton High School. She married her husband, Ron on November 18, 1961. Patty owned and operated a beauty shop in Newton for 15 years. In 1977, Patty and Ron moved to Ankeny where they built a house and raised their family. She worked in banking in the Ankeny area.

Patty was a talented guitar player and loved singing in the church choir. She enjoyed gardening, and planting trees and shrubs. She loved dogs, especially black labs. Her greatest joy was raising her boys and being around her family.

Patty is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Ron; children, Shane, Patrick (Tricia), and Jason (Maria Shulga); grandchildren, Connor and Bella. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Larry Hobbs and Bonnie Burnett.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Details

No services planned at this time
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

Order Flowers
Order Flowers