Pat Ann (Stricklin) LoeschJuly 9, 1934 ~ April 30, 2018 (age 83)
Pat A. Loesch, 83, of Lyons, passed away April 30, 2018 at Country Living of Lyons. She was born July 9, 1934 in Rice County, Kansas, the daughter of Guy and G. Maude McClure Stricklin. She graduated from Sterling High School. Pat has resided in the Lyons community since 1987, formerly of Raymond. She was a cook at Raymond Grade School and a clerk for Raymond State Bank. Pat was a member of Raymond Baptist Church where she was a song leader for many years, 4-H leader, Raymond Canasta Card Club, and neighborhood hairdresser. Pat loved bowling, crossword puzzles, sodoku puzzles, knitting, sewing and singing. On October 19, 1952, Pat was united in marriage with Delbert Loesch in Raymond, KS. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2004. She is also preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Maxine Moore, Emogene Cruth, Vernadine Hendricks and Leota Price; two brothers, Kenneth Stricklin and Bud Stricklin; and one great grandson, Eli Robson. She is survived by her three sons, Rick Loesch and wife Teasha of Lyons, KS, Kent Loesch and wife Val of Raymond, KS, and Roger Loesch and wife Rachel of Lyons, KS; daughter, Debby Bach and husband Doug of Ellsworth, KS; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Friday, May 4, 2018 at Raymond Baptist Church, Raymond with Matt Hendricks officiating. Burial will be at Raymond Hilltop Cemetery, Raymond. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 P.M., Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Memorial can be made to Raymond Baptist Church, Friendship Meals of Lyons or Hospice of Reno County in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.