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Patricia "Pat" I. Starkel

May 25, 1930 ~ February 25, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Patricia Irene Starkel, 92, died February 25, 2023 in Wichita. She was born May 25, 1930 in Florence, KS, the daughter of Barney and Dollie (Louis) Van Buren. She graduated from Florence High School. Pat was married to Leslie Starkel for 67 years, who died in 2017. She is survived by her children Ron (Lee), Bob (Maria), Bill (Patti), Patti (Brian) and Steve (Deb); brother-in-law Arnold Starkel (Virginia); grandchildren and great-grandchildren Mandy, Jared (Cameo), Amanda (Andy), Ryan (Amber), Patrick, Adam (Nataliya), Cole, Rylee, Raydyn, Reanna, Ramsey, Sydney, Brody, Wyatt, Allie, Miles, Mason, Ava, Matt, Tressan, Kaden, Wyatt, Clay and Linus. Pat was preceded in death by sisters Marguerite Blatchford, Betty Varner and Virginia Wagner and brother Fred Van Buren. Her family will gather on Friday, March 3, 2023. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Lawns Cemetery following the service. Memorial contributions in Pat’s name may be directed to St. John Catholic Church, 302 N. Denver, El Dorado KS 67042 or Meals on Wheel, 720 W. Central El Dorado KS 67042. Please sign her online guestbook at


March 2, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
302 N. Denver
El Dorado, KS 67042

March 3, 2023

10:00 AM to TBD
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
302 N. Denver
El Dorado, KS 67042


Sunset Lawns Cemetery
2100 SW Traffic Way
El Dorado, KS 67042


Meals On Wheels c/o Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital
720 West Central, El Dorado KS 67042

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
315 N. Denver, El Dorado KS 67042
Tel: 1-316-321-4796


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