Patricia L. Kirk, 66, of California, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, at her home. She was born on September 13, 1946, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Alfred Berlin and Hazel (East) Cappen. She was a member of the LDS church. Patty was married to Gerald E. Kirk on June 1, 1968, in North Augusta, South Carolina, who she loved with all her heart. Gerald survives the home. Patty was a loving mother of 13 adopted children and grandmother of 16 grandchildren. She enjoyed camping, going to church, writing poetry and most of all talking to and about her children and grandchildren. Her family was her world. She was preceded in death by: her parents; two sisters, Nancy Thompson and Hazel Ann; a brother, Van Ray Cappen; and two infant children, Ashley and Katlin Kirk. Visitation will be private. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. at Windmill Ridge Funeral Chapel on Saturday, January 5, 2013 with President Craig Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in the California City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences to the family may be left at www.windmillridgefuneral service.com.