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.
She is survived by a 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. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Darrell Scott Roettger, son-in-law: David L. Large and a brother Ronald Bruce.
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. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.