Patricia (Patty) Capps was born in Minot, North Dakota, and attended Patrick Henry High School and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. She was a resident of Carlsbad and Oceanside since 1971. Patty married James (Jim) Milam (deceased), and later in life Elbert Capps (deceased). She and Jim moved to California to raise their children, and enjoyed volunteering at school carnivals, PTA, baseball, football, softball, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Patty was an avid volunteer and patriot; she spent her time in service to the American Legion and VFW, as well as the Elks Lodge in Encinitas.
She enjoyed water skiing and camping with family and friends and spending time with her grandchildren.
Patricia is preceded in death by her loving parents Harlow and Hazel Harris, and both of her husbands.
She is survived by her brother Keith Harris, her children with Jim: Patrick, Timothy (Ruth), Katherine Logee (Mark), and Karen Kerwood. Grandchildren Reannon Kerwood, Justin Logee, Nina Milam, Cody Logee (Jasmine) and Christopher Milam, niece Jennifer Harris, her beloved dog, Petey, and many friends. She passed peacefully at her home on January 30, 2015.