Patricia Ann Atcheson

September 12, 1932March 23, 2012

Patricia Ann Atcheson, 79 years young, departed this world on March 23, 2012, to continue her everlasting life with God. Pat, Patsy, Patricia, Mom, Mamma, Grammy and Great-Grandma were many loving names she heard throughout her life. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1932 to Julia and Joseph Eychas After high school she ventured off to Northern California and worked as a phone operator for Southwestern Bell. It was there that she met her loving husband of 46 years, Ronald G. Atcheson and began her loving family. Together they traveled from city to city and eventually planted their roots in Leawood, KS, in 1969. Pat was a devout Catholic woman who always put her faith in God above everything else. She was a member of Cure of Ars Parish for the past 30 years and was committed to the sanctity of daily Mass and Eucharist adoration. She was a strong, talented and creative woman who empowered those skills for the goodwill of her family. Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald G. Atcheson on January 30, 1999; by her parents Julia and Joseph Eychas; brothers: Walt, Joseph and John Eychas; and her sisters: Ann Eychas, Joan LeFrainer, and Bea Stymus. She is survived by her loving children: Deborah G. Underwood (daughter) and husband Steve of Tonganoxie, KS; Ronald C. Atcheson (son) and wife Kathy of Overland Park, KS; Neil J. Atcheson (son) and wife Melody of Raymore, MO; Kurt E. Atcheson (son) of Kansas City, MO; Chad P. Atcheson (son) and wife Lilly of Overland Park, KS; Michael D. Atcheson (son) and wife Mary of Lee’s Summit, MO; and Laurie Atcheson (daughter) of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren: Ashley, Tracy, Ryan, Sarah, Ronnie, Shauna, Brandon, Jason, Lauren, Emily, C.J., Mallory, Michael Jr., and Lexus; great grandchildren: Jordyn, Lacy, Emily, Dalton, Austin, Alex, Brooke, Allison, Lindsey, James, Madelyn; and her sister, Julie LaMore of Saginaw, MI.

Visitation will be from 5-7pm, Sunday, March 25 with the Rosary being prayed at 6:30pm at McGilley & Hoge Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am, Monday, March 26 at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, KS Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Cure of Ars Catholic Church. Please offer condolences at


  • Visitation Sunday, March 25, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, March 26, 2012

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Lisa, Clint and Charlie Snead

April 5, 2012

Kurt and Lauren, Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Pat is in a much better place and now looking out for you.

Paula, Gary & Adam Gray

March 26, 2012

Kurt and Lauren, thinking of you and your family in this difficult time! Prayers are with you!

Mike Fisher

March 26, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Jim Hanson

March 25, 2012

Blessings to Mike and Mary and all the families. What a legendary life and legacy she leaves behind. Now she is preparing a new home for a big family reunion some day. You are in our thoughts. Jim and Shanna Hanson

Sharon & JP

March 25, 2012

Laurie and Family: Our thoughts are with you at this time. May God be with all of you.

Lisa Winger-Hatten

March 25, 2012

Laurie my heart goes out to you & Lexie and the rest of the family. Pat was a wonderful woman and will be dearly missed. God Bless you all.
Love Lisa,Chris,Jacob and Nick

Jill Underwood

March 25, 2012

My heart goes out to the entire Atcheson family - you are all in my prayers during this difficult time. Hugs to you all ~ Jill Underwood

Jake Esser

March 25, 2012

Mike and Atcheson family
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.
Jake Esser