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Jane ‘Pat’ Ilene Kiesel

April 27, 2014
The Advertiser-Tribune

Jane "Pat" Ilene Kiesel, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 24, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Tiffin, to Willard and Nita (Knetch) Adams. She married Alvin J. Kiesel Jr. Dec. 25, 1955, and he preceded her in death Oct. 26, 2013.

Survivors include her son, Dave (Erin Clark) Kiesel of Tiffin; two daughters, Deanna Kiesel of Findlay and Barbara (Mark) Roberts of Tiffin; eight grandchildren, Bernie and Caitlin Somers, Christine and Emily Roberts, Amanda (Sam Burnside) Kiesel, Melissa Kiesel, Skylar Tucker and Dylan Clark; two great-grandchildren, Colten James and Emma Burnside; and one sister, Margaret "Peg" (Kenneth) Ward of Tiffin.

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Mrs. Kiesel

Also preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Clifford Adams; and two sisters, Vera Finn and Virginia Biller.

Pat graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1950 and was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church. She worked at Sterling for many years as the secretary to the president of the company and also worked at J.B. Roofing. Pat worked on the "Whitehall Farms" with her husband, as dairy farmers and was a longtime National Grange member. She loved sewing, making all her children's clothes while they were young, enjoyed baking, gardening, canning and her trip to Alaska for her 50th wedding anniversary.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. David Culp officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Ridge, Heartland Hospice or to the Kidney Foundation.

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