Patricia Touchstone, age 79, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born March 17, 1935 in Ely, Nevada to Charles and Lena Maggie Jensen Ciciliano. On March 31, 1951 she married Benjamin Clifton Touchstone in Kingman, Arizona. On March 30, 2001, they were sealed in the St. George LDS Temple.
Patricia grew up in Ely, until at age 10 her family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. She met and married her sweetheart of 63 years. They lived in Alaska and North Carolina before moving back to Las Vegas where they raised their family. They retired to Ely 20 years ago and just recently moved to Overton, Nevada. In her early years she enjoyed hunting, bowling and pistol shooting competitions. She liked quilting and writing poetry. She was generous with her time and with her love.
Survivors include her husband, Benjamin of Overton, NV; one daughter and two sons: Ronnie (Richard) Hobbs of Logandale, NV; Willard Touchstone of Las Vegas Marina, NV; Timothy (Doris) Touchstone of Las Vegas, NV; 14 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; three sisters and one brother: Anita Martinet, Maureen (Lou) DuBois both of Las Vegas, NV; Carolyn Berry, Dennis (Teresa) Ciciliano both of Ely, NV and one sister in law Genie of Ely, Nevada. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Overton LDS Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will follow in the Pioneer Hill Memorial Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com