Patricia  Gehrlich (1942 - 2015)

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BOTKINS — Patricia Ann Gehrlich, 73, of 411 E. State St., Botkins, passed away at 10:46 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima, Ohio.

She was born on March 6, 1942, in Botkins, Ohio, the daughter of the late Frederick "Fritz" and Jeanette (Heckler) Gehrlich.

She is survived by her brother, Michael, with whom she shared a home, cousins and friends.

She was employed briefly at Best Western Motel in Botkins, and primarily served as a homemaker for her family and a loving sister to her brother.

She enjoyed knitting, and researching and archiving family genealogy.

She was a life long member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Botkins where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Patrick Sloneker, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Her brother will receive relatives and friends beginning at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday at the church before the funeral Mass.

Funeral arrangements are being made by Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, state Route 501 in Wapakoneta, Ohio .

Memorials may be made to the church or to a .

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Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home
1102 Lincoln Ave.
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2015