PATSCHE, Lawrence F.

PATSCHE, Lawrence F., 77, of Lansing, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his home.

He was born April 2, 1935, in Wheeling, a son of the late Lawrence L. and Mary E. (Sofka) Patsche.

He was a very talented mechanic that worked and retired from the former Welty Buick in Wheeling, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wolf hurst.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by uncles, Joseph, Andy Richard, William, and Carl Patsche; and his aunt, Mary K. Patsche.

He is survived by two aunts, Stella Rogers of Wheeling, and Louise Kenzora of Bridgeport; an uncle, John Patsche of Bridgeport; and numerous cousins.

Friends and family are invited to a celebration of Larry’s life on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 92 National Road, Brookside. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church Wolfhurst with Fr. John Mucha officiating. Interment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Blaine. Wake services will be recited at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wolfhurst Volunteer Fire Department or St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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