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Patricia Dresher

Patricia A. Dresher, age 80, of Chickasaw, died on Friday, August 11, 2023, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital, Columbus.  She was born July 26, 1943, in Coldwater, to the late Cyril (Bud) and Rosella (Sally) (Rosenbeck) Puthoff.  On February 17, 1962, she married William (Bill) Dresher, and he preceded her in death on September 20, 2001.  Pat is survived by three children and their spouses, Linda & Greg Dresher-Garman, Karen & Bob Kasper, and Chris & Stacey Dresher, eight grandchildren, James, Arielle, Adam, Elizabeth, Chelsey, Logan, Madison, Allexis, and three great grandchildren, Waverley, Emery, and JoJo.  Also surviving Pat are siblings and in-laws: Bill Puthoff, Mary & Larry Hensley, Deb & Tim Ontrop, Tim & Lynn Puthoff, Ann Puthoff, Susie Heuker, Barbara Hellinger, Bunny Jones, and Mary Margaret Dresher.

In addition to her husband and parents, Pat is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kayla Dresher, as well as siblings and in-laws: Thomas Puthoff, James Puthoff, Dot Puthoff, Joe Dresher, John & Joann Dresher, Lucy Ann & Don Monnier, Marie Dresher, John Heuker, Gil Jones, and Ed Hellinger. 

Pat was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw, and the Rosary Altar Sodality at the church.  She was a member of the Chickasaw VFW Auxiliary, and the Maria Stein American Legion Auxiliary.   Pat worked at the Town Tavern for over 30 years.  She was an outgoing person and never knew a stranger.  Her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren were the light of her life.  She loved spending time with her family and friends.  She also enjoyed roaming the area and checking out new places with her sister Mary.  After moving into Vancrest Assisted Living facility she enjoyed hanging out with her new family of friends telling stories and playing cards.  She will be dearly missed by all.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at Precious Blood Church, Chickasaw. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 PM on Tuesday, August 15, and 9 to 9:45 AM on Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater. Condolences may be left at