Patty Sue Bletsch | 05/18/2024 Obituary 2024

## Patty Sue Bletsch: A Life Remembered

### Biographical Information
Patty Sue Bletsch, a beloved resident of Antioch, Illinois, peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at the age of 83. Born in Iantha, Missouri, on June 20, 1940, Patty was the daughter of Leslie and Alma (Roehrs) Denny.

### Family and Personal Life
Patty’s heart was filled with love for her family. She was a devoted wife of 40 years to her husband, James Bletsch. Together, they shared precious memories in their Antioch home. Patty cherished her children: Mitchell Rhinehart (Claudia), Lesley Kreuzburg (Jack), James Bletsch (Jean), and Dennis Bletsch (Karen Jeschke). She was a doting grandmother to Jessica, James, Lauren, Michael, Michelle, Nicole, John, and Tommy and an adored great-grandmother to nine precious children.

### Fond Memories and Passions
Patty’s presence brought joy to those around her. She found immense pleasure in coordinating family reunions, connecting with loved ones, and creando everlasting memories. The lake held a special place in her heart, where she enjoyed the tranquility of boating and spending quality time with her family and friends. Patty was renowned for her exceptional cooking and baking skills, sharing her delectable creations with those she loved.

### Community Spirit and Legacy
Patty exemplified the true meaning of kindness and compassion. She extended a helping hand to anyone in need, always putting the well-being of others before her own. Her generous spirit and unwavering support left a lasting impact on her community.

### Respectful Farewell
Patty’s family and friends will gather for a visitation on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, from 10:00AM until the time of a memorial service at 12:00PM at St. Ignatius Episcopal Church in Antioch, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the Antioch Fire Department in Patty’s memory.

### Final Tribute
Patty Sue Bletsch will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Her kind heart, unwavering spirit, and countless acts of compassion will continue to inspire and touch the lives of those who knew her. May her memory be eternal, a testament to a life well lived.