Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 21, 2020
Patricia Ruth (Birdzell) Romadka

Obit Patricia Ruth RomadkaPatricia Ruth (Birdzell) Romadka passed from this life surrounded by her greatest treasure, her family, July 15, 2020. Patsy was the oldest of three children and was born Sept. 6, 1934, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Robert Melvin Birdzell and Mary Monsen Birdzell.

Patsy grew up in Wendover and Grantsville, Utah. Her family moved to Wells, Nevada, and she lived and had businesses in Madison, Wisconsin, and Winnemucca, Nevada, and most recently lived in Nampa, Idaho.

Patsy was preceded in death by her brother Michael Birdzell and sister Mary Lou Ray. She is survived by her four children Jill Keepman (Marc), Ron Hill (Vickie), Liz Gonzalez (Larry) and Heather Herman (Bob); her grandchildren Jared Keepman (Bethany), Abby Kacher (Ryan), Sarah Kelly (Kevin), Charlie Keepman (Annie), Matthew Keepman (Madeline), Ronnie Hill, Adam Hill (Michelle), Lucas Gonzalez (Ali), Landon Gonzalez (Katie), Alyssa Clark (Brandon), Hayley Herman (Thaaron), Rachel Buck (Zane); and 23 great-grandchildren. Patsy was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed. 

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 115 W. Main St., in Mount Pleasant, Utah. A viewing will be held at the cemetery. Arrangements by Zeyer Funeral Chapel, Nampa, 208-467-7300. To read to full obituary or express condolences please visit

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