The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 3, 2014

Patty Kidd Bremer

AURORA, Mo. — Patty Kidd Bremer, age 58, of Aurora, Mo., passed away at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo.

She was born Oct. 12, 1955, in Punta Gorda, Fla., the daughter of the late Gertie Mae "Judy" (Tynes) and Aaron Crockett Kidd, Jr. Patty was a 1973, graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. She worked as the shop manager for TA Truck Stop in Mt. Vernon. Patty played softball in Mt. Vernon and surrounding communities for many years and was car enthusiast.

When Patty was 16, she moved to Missouri from Florida and was taken in by Gail Watson. She resided with Gail and the Watson Girls, Christina, Valerie, Tammy, Marcy, Tracy and Lena and they became her extended family.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her life partner of 17 years, Rachelle Batson, of Aurora; son, Aaron Bremer and his life partner, Aniko, of Freistatt; the twins, Heather Edwards and her partner, Pat Johnson, of Aurora and Julie Bremer, of Mt. Vernon; son, Lucas Bremer and his wife, Ashley, of Monett; seven grandchildren, Ian Vineyard, Donté and Devyon Edwards, Anna Whisenhunt, Hayden Bremer, Avrey Bremer and Jayla Johnson; and her sister, Christina Osterdyk and her husband, Bill, of Golden City; and a host of relatives and friends.

Her brother, Aaron Kidd preceded her in death.

A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, Mo., will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Maple Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, in the funeral home chapel.

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