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Patricia L. Metzler

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Patricia Louise Holt Metzler died October 15, 2015. She was born April 8, 1938, in Madison, WI, to Robert Chauncey Holt and Leslie Louise Wilson Holt. She grew up in Savanna, IL, and attended Downer College in Milwaukee, WI.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Douglas Henry Metzler. Surviving are their son, James Douglas Metzler of Hendersonville and their daughter, Valerie Louise Metzler of Etowah, as well as their grandson Arijit Douglas Sen and granddaughter Nayantara Sen. Her sisters are Kay Holt Feldmar of Chicago, IL, and Wendie Holt O'Brien of Des Moines, IA.
She was active in her church and community. At Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher she served on the vestry, altar guild, and as a chalice bearer. In Hendersonville she volunteered as a docent and archivist at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and served as President of the Friends group. At the Interfaith Assistance Ministry she was an Intake Worker for many years.
Her affiliations included the PEO Sisterhood, Chapter V and Daughters of the King, Faith Chapter, and an Associate of the Community of St. Mary, Sewanee, TN. She enjoyed travel, sports, nature, and good conversation. A favorite saying was, "All will be well."
A service will be held at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher on Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 3:00 pm, with a reception following and burial in the churchyard.
Memorials may be given to any of one's choice or the Calvary Church Memorial Fund.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2015
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