Patricia Bruce Roettger

May 22, 2021

Patricia Bruce Roettger, 92, of Frankfort, died May 22, 2021 at Wesley Manor.  She was born September 20, 1928 in Wooster, Ohio to Glenn W. & Mary E. (Runkle) Bruce.  She married Dow Staeger Roettger on June 6, 1948 in Wooster, OH and he preceded her in death on May 30, 2018.

Pat was a 1946 graduate of Wooster High School.  She was director for Baptist Tot Center for 11 years and worked for Knox Flower Shop for 11 years.  She was a member of the Antioch Church, where she was active in the Women’s Fellowship.  She was also a member of the AIM Homemakers Club, and was a Girl Scout Leader for 25 years.  Pat loved all of her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved gardening, and she volunteered as a counselor for several years for Camp RE-YO-AD. One of her amazing feats was at age 75, she personally reroofed her house.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made to the Antioch Church Building Fund, 4625 S. State Road 39, Frankfort, IN 46041 or Alzheimer’s Research, 50 E. 91st St., Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209, with envelopes available.

Survived by:

Son: Dow Bruce (Ellen) Roettger of IA, 3 Daughters: Terri Large of Troy, NC, Darcy Sue (Chris) Pippenger of Frankfort, Danita “Dani” Louise (Dirk) Waedekin of Whitefish Bay, WI, 11 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Darrell Scott Roettger, son-in-law: David L. Large and a brother Ronald Bruce.


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10 Condolences for “Patricia Bruce Roettger”

  1. Mary Ennes May 23, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    I always adored your Mom! Her laugh was infectious! She was the best Girl Scout leader! Hugs to you all! Mary Quick Ennes

  2. Beth Keeney May 23, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Dear Dani and family, I’m sorry about the loss of your Mom. She was a nice woman who helped her community. Her smile won’t be forgotten. May you find peace in your sweet memories.

  3. Kim Dubree-Flowers May 24, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    Darcy and family I’m so sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you. She was a special woman.

  4. Pat Howard & Deb Green May 25, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    Terri & family,
    Our very deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mom. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Pat & Deb

  5. Kathy Denniston May 25, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Darcy. Chris
    Joel and I are so sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts being lifted for you.
    Love, Joel and Kathy

  6. Jerry Monroe May 26, 2021 at 11:33 am

    My sympathies to you and your family.

  7. Terri Dean May 26, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Darien, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother, my heart hurts for you. She was a very caring, compassionate lady. My love, thoughts and prayers are with you, I Love You

  8. Jacque Douglas May 28, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    Butch & Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. No matter how many years we have with our parents, their passing leaves a void in our lives. May many fond memories bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
    My deepest condolences,
    Jacque (Huffer) Douglas

  9. Janet R Swisher May 29, 2021 at 11:39 am

    So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. You may not remember this, but I always have. I stayed with you one night and your Mom made ham and beans. I thought they were delicious. I know it’s an odd thing to remember, but I do! Never had any beans that good the rest of my life.
    Janet Swisher

  10. David & Kathy (Donovan) Mowery May 29, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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