Patricia Anne "Pat" WILKEN
Dreisinger Funeral Home
62 Arthur Street South
Elmira, ON
Peacefully passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Derbecker's Heritage House, St. Jacobs at the age of 81 years. Lisa Wilken and Katrina Klicka, her daughter and granddaughter, were very much loved by Pat. Dear sister of Barb Stewart, JoAnn (Brian) Holzschuh, and Kathie (Hans) Vanderzand. Pat will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, and their families. Predeceased by her parents Joe and Anne (Conlin) Martin, as well as brothers Gerald, Jim, Bob, and Tom Martin, and sisters Grace Martin, infant sister Josephine and by Chuck Wilken, Karl Veiledal, Adrian Oberly. Pat spent her life in service to others, spending 20 years as an elementary school teacher, pioneering a holistic program for wellness and well-being in Jamaica, as well as studying many holistic perspectives. She continued her work as a Therapeutic Touch Practitioner for both humans and horses. Her life was full of adventure and courage overcoming many challenges. In retirement, Pat loved delivering flowers for Frey's Flowers in Elmira. At Pat's request cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021 in the funeral home chapel. Please register your attendance for the visitation and/or memorial service by calling the funeral home at 519-669-2207. Masks are mandatory, and physical distancing will be maintained. In Pat's memory, donations to World Wildlife Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy, and can be made through the funeral home.

Published by Waterloo Region Record on Nov. 23, 2021.
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We send our love and deepest condolences to the family.
Wanda and Dennis Shiels
November 23, 2021
It is with sadness I feel with the Passing of my older sister Pat . Pat, indeed accomplished a lot in her Life . She excelled and I wanted to be like her . May the Lord look after her and my departed siblings. My heartfelt sympathy to Lisa, her daughter and granddaughter, Katrina. Barb
Barbara Stewart
November 23, 2021
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