Patricia J. Reising, 75, of Vermilion, died Friday, May 25, 2007, in her home after an eight-month illness.
She was born July 18, 1931, in Vermilion and had been a life-long resident.
She worked as a teachers' aide for Vermilion School System for 20 years. She was a member of United Church of Christ Congregational, Vermilion, where she was active in Marmaru and the Ada Circle . She was a member of the Lioness Club, had volunteered at the food pantry, and enjoyed crafts, camping and reading.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, John L. Reising; sons, Jon (Karen) Reising and Rudy and (Joli) Reising, both of Vermilion; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her parents, William and Florence (Wittmer) Grote; five brothers, Raymond, Clarence, Gilbert, Charles and George Grote; a sister, Anna May Grote; two stepbrothers, Edward Sennhenn and Jim Sennhenn; a stepsister, Mary Sennhenn Fizco; and a grandson, Sean Alan Reising.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in United Church of Christ Congregational, 990 State St., Vermilion. Arrangements are entrusted to Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion.
Contributions may be made to Food Pantry, c/o United Church of Christ Congregational, P.O. Box 228, Vermilion, OH 44089.
Condolences may be made at riddlefuneralhome.com.