August 15, 1962 - September 30, 2021
Patricia “Patty” Ann Flood, 59, passed away after battling cancer on September 30th. Patty was born on August 15th, 1962, in Oswego, KS to John and Eva Poor. Patty grew up in Oswego, KS, finishing her high school degree in Bonner Springs, KS. She graduated from Bonner Springs in 1980. After high school, Patty learned she had a passion for helping others. Patty first attended beauty school and worked in salons. Patty also worked a short while for National Mills in Carl Junction, MO using her talents with sewing. Finally, Patty decided to become an EMT. She later advanced her degree through Coffeyville Community College to serve as a paramedic and worked for Cherokee County EMS for a little over 30 years. Patty also became certified to teach EMT classes and helped lead many to serve their community as she did. In those 30 years of service, Patty met and served a lot of people and was a good friend to many. Being a paramedic was her passion and she served her community with pride and professionalism. Mixed within her education and career, Patty gave birth to a daughter, Hillary in 1985 and later married Les Flood in 1999. They were married for 22 years. Patty had a wonderful sense of humor and loved making people laugh, she brought calm to any stressful situation when acting as a paramedic. In her free time, Patty enjoyed crafting and baking cakes for customers. Patty loved her family and dogs. Patty is survived by her spouse, Les of Columbus, KS; her sisters Leah Doty, Galena, KS, and Janice Chebultz, Columbus, KS, Hillary Smith, Columbus, KS, daughter, Aaron Flood, Columbus, KS, step-son, Ryker Youngblood, Columbus, KS, grandson, Hunter Flood, Columbus, KS, step-grandson, Lauryn Flood, Columbus, KS, step-granddaughter, and four grand dogs. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. The service will take place at the Camp Joy Church, 133 East Pine Street, Columbus, KS.
Patricia “Patty” Ann Flood, 59, passed away after battling cancer on September 30th. Patty was born on August 15th, 1962, in Oswego, KS to John and Eva Poor. Patty grew up in Oswego, KS, finishing her high school degree in Bonner... View Obituary & Service Information
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