Patricia “Patti” Ann Portz of DeSoto passed away Thursday at the age of 77. Patti had worked as an Executive Secretary for an advertising corporation. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with her family.

Patti is survived by her loving family, husband Kenneth Allen Portz of DeSoto; son Kyle Willey of St Louis; brother Jerrold Sallee and family of Evansville, Indiana; nephew Rick Portz and family of Edwardsville, Illinois; brother in law Richard Portz of DeSoto; grandchildren Kyle J Willey and Ava Willey.

A funeral service will be held at a later date. Arrangements to be made by Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.

Memorial contributions in Patti Portz’s name can be made to the American Heart Association.