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In Memory of

Patricia Ann Schwenker

June 7, 1923 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Patricia A Schwenker, 93 of Sarasota, formerly of Upper Arlington, OH, passed quietly into the arms of Our Lord in the early morning hours of May 16, 2017. Born June 7, 1923, to the late Nicholas and Eleanor Gatterdam, Patti was a graduate of St. Mary of the Springs. After having traveled the world as a stewardess for TWA, she married the love of her life, John D. “Jack” Schwenker, and together they began a beautiful life journey. Patti was a devoted wife, and warm and loving mother. Her gracious, kind spirit endeared her to...

Patricia A Schwenker, 93 of Sarasota, formerly of Upper Arlington, OH, passed quietly into the arms of Our Lord in the early morning hours of May 16, 2017. Born June 7, 1923, to the late Nicholas and Eleanor Gatterdam, Patti was a graduate of St. Mary of the Springs. After having traveled the world as a stewardess for TWA, she married the love of her life, John D. “Jack” Schwenker, and together they began a beautiful life journey. Patti was a devoted wife, and warm and loving mother. Her gracious, kind spirit endeared her to all that were blessed to call her friend. She was an avid tennis fan, playing well into her 80’s. Predeceased by brothers Nick, Rich, Jack and Chuck Gatterdam, and her adoring husband of 62 years, Jack Schwenker. Patti is survived by her brother Jim Gatterdam, her children; Suzi (Mike) Widner, Grove City, OH, John (Jaynee) Schwenker, Jr., Hilliard, OH, Ginny White, Sarasota, FL, Dan (Heather) Schwenker, Upper Arlington, OH, and Steve Schwenker, Sarasota, FL; 13 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and 1 great great granddaughter. A memorial mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Sarasota. In lieu of flowers, contributions Multiple Sclerosis Assn of America, 375 King’s Highway N, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (800) 532-7667. Online condolences may be offered at www.wiegandbrothers.com