PATRICIA KATHLEEN GORDON Patti was born on July 9, 1947 in El Monte, Ca. She died on January 29, 2013 in Chico, Ca. She was preceded in death by her parents, Larry and Ruth Fechner, daughter Melissa and stepson Bobby. Patti is survived by her husband Bob, her sister Karen Black, her brother Larry Fechner, sister-in-law Jean Richards, step children Nancy, Jeanne, Debbie, Kevin, Lisa, Pam and Cindy, and eighteen grandchildren. Patti worked at Community, Enloe and Feather River Hospitals before becoming a purchasing agent for Lifetouch. She loved her job of 20 years and all her Lifetouch Family. Patti also loved Diet Pepsi, craft fairs, good bargain shopping, Merlo Park, casino-Tuesdays, garden art, Jim Boys tacos, San Francisco, her cat Sable, the 49er's and Richard Simmons. Most of all Patti loved spending time with her family and friends. We will miss her love, zest for life, loyalty and helpng hands. A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17 with a potluck luncheon at 1:00 pm at the home of Larry and Loya Merlo, 1939 Durham Dayton Hwy., Durham, Ca. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Patti's favortie cause, Susan G. Koman for the cure of breast cancer.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 11, 2013