Patricia Marie O’Reilly, age 66 of Ottawa, KS passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 in her home. Trish was born January 12, 1956 in Emporia, KS the daughter of Vern O’Reilly and Virginia (Jensen) O’Reilly. She grew up in the Emporia, and Prairie Village, KS areas, and spent most summers on the lakes of Northern Minnesota. Trish attended the University of Kansas and belonged to the Chi-Omega Sorority. She spent a year studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain and later graduated from Avila College, majoring in foreign language and minoring in classical piano.
Trish moved to Ottawa in 2012 to be closer to her grandchildren. She had found her one true calling in life as “Gramma”. She spent most of her time with her daughters, grandsons, and in the fabulous gardens she grew. She loved going to baseball and football games and spent most afternoons at the dog park with her four-legged children, Rory and Sugar Baby. She loved poodles, flowers, antiques and all pretty little things especially in pink and purple. She was an incredibly talented pianist, and gardener. She was an amazing Mother, Grandmother, and friend.
Trish is preceded in death by parents Vern and Virginia O’Reilly, her brother, Timothy Patrick, and a son, Hakim Olajuwon-Ashoo-Badu.
She is survived by her son, Patrick Brewer and his wife, Aydan, Overland Park, KS; two daughters, Frances Ebeck and her husband, Jason, Ottawa, KS; Elizabeth Brewer, Ottawa, KS; sister, Margaret Harden, Austin, TX; and her eight grandchildren, Shepherd, Logan, Sawyer, Kaleb, Jol, Lincoln, Marshall, and Makenzie.
Graveside funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2022, at Evergreen Cemetery, Ottawa, KS. Condolences may be mailed to the family at Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, Kansas, 66067or e-mailed to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.