Patricia Van Donge, 63, Melvern: Nov. 8, 1952 – Nov. 9, 2015 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Patricia Van Donge, 63, Melvern: Nov. 8, 1952 – Nov. 9, 2015

111015-P-Van-Donge2MELVERN – Patricia Van Donge, 63, passed away on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. She was born on Nov. 8, 1952, in Onaga, Kan., the daughter of Floyd and Elma “Penny” Wade Van Donge.

Patty had lived in Lebo, Kan., Dublin, Texas, Port Aransas, Texas, and Melvern, Kan.

She attended Melvern High School, worked as a bartender in Lyndon and Lebo, was a painter in Lebo, and operated a liquor store in Carbondale.

Patty was married to Bill Allen, they later divorced; then Jeff Bailey, they later divorced; then Mike Fontaine, they later divorced.

Patty was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Carrie Allen; a sister, Linda Likens; and by her parents.

Patty is survived by her two children, Curt Allen (Christi), Melvern, and Cristie Frye (Jim), Olivet; a sister, Janet Anderson, Spring Hill; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Feltner Funeral Chapel, in Lyndon. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Lyndon Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Patricia Van Donge Memorial Fund, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences may be left at

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