Kyle, Patricia

PATRICIA KYLE of Warren, Ind., 93, retired Diaconal Minister, community clergy leader, and activist, died Thursday, September 28, at Heritage Pointe United Methodist Retirement Community in Warren.

Patricia graduated from the Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Tex. and became Director of the Wesley Foundation at DePauw University prior to serving as a diaconal minister throughout the Indiana United Methodist Conference. 

A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 1, St. Paul's Memorial United Methodist Church, 1001 West Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN 46616. The Rev. Charles Ellinwood will officiate the service. 

Memorial donations may be made in Patricia's honor to Africa University C/O St. Paul's UMC, address above. 

Condolences may be shared with Patricia’s nephew, James Zieber, 326 West Spruce Drive, Knox, IN 46534. 

An obituary on the life and contributions of Patricia Kyle can be found at



The Conference offices will be closed in celebration of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 28.