Patsy Kay Calkins, 71, of Lake Placid, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday June 12, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on July 24, 1941 in Pratt, to parents Sibyl (Brown) and Lawrence Rosenbaum. She moved to Lake Placid 10 years ago from Kansas. Patsy was a retired mixologist in the food and beverage industry. As a young woman, Patsy was a hair model with Clairol.

An avid Kansas City Chiefs fan, she enjoyed gardening, traveling and drag racing. She was a member of the Lake Placid VFW Post 3880 Ladies Auxiliary and was of the Methodist faith.

Mrs. Calkins is preceded in death by her loving husband Gaylord "Swede" Calkins and is survived by her children, Kimberly Calkins and Craig Wannow; granddaughter Darrian Nicole Wannow and great-granddaughter; Autumn Faylinn Reid.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Calkins' life will be held at a later date. The family suggests donations in Patsy's memory to the Good Shepherd Hospice 1110 Hammock Road Sebring, FL 33870.

Words of comfort to the family and a video tribute of Patsy's life can be seen by visiting Arrangements entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 863-465-4134