Patricia Ann Drabenstadt
MAZOMANIE/SOUTH CAROLINA – Patricia Ann Drabenstadt, age 84, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at home surrounded by her family.
She was born on July 13, 1935, in Harrisburg, Pa., the daughter of Herbert and Elsie Pearl (Walton) Gordon.
Patricia graduated from high school in Camp Hill, Pa. in 1953, and then from Lebanon Valley College of Annville, Pa. in 1957. While in college there, she had the opportunity to sing for President Eisenhower with her college chorus group. She married her high school sweetheart, Fred Drabenstadt, on Aug. 24, 1957.
Patricia worked in the medical field for 38 years as a medical technologist, including time at the University of Wisconsin Research and at American Red Cross where she later retired. She enjoyed gardening and baking, but her favorite thing to do was spending time at Surfside Beach, S.C. with her family and friends.
Patricia is survived by her sons, Douglas (Teresa) Drabenstadt and Scott (Kristina) Drabenstadt; and three grandchildren, Moriah Drabenstadt, LeRoy Drabenstadt and Hilda Mae Drabenstadt.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Linda Hatfield.
Per Patricia’s request there will be no services. The family would like to say a special thank you to everyone at Agrace HospiceCare who helped care for Patricia.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
Gunderson Camacho Black Earth
Funeral & Cremation Care
1710 Center Street