Patricia A. Dillemuth, 82, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 11:30 at her home. Pat was born in Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Ill., on July 11, 1929 to George and Annette Fox.
Pat enjoyed drawing and fashion design as a young girl. She and her family moved to San Diego, Calif., when she was 17, and within three weeks met the love of her life, Arnie. On August 23, 1947, they were married and had two children by 1952. Pat and Arnie were together for 43 years before Arnie passed away in 1990. Pat moved to Medford, Ore., to be with her son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Janet, and her three granddaughters. Later, Barbara came to live and care for her mom.
Pat was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed being a homemaker and caring for her family.
Pat is survived by her brother, George Fox Jr.; her son, Doug (Janet), of Phoenix, Ore.; her daughter, Barbara Lynch, of Salisbury, N.C.; grandsons, Scott (Debbie) Lynch, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Shawn (Kristin) Lynch, of Salisbury, N.C.; granddaughters, April (Matt) James, of Central Point, Ore., Heidi (Luke) Cronin, of Klamath Falls, Ore., and Holly Dillemuth, of Hermiston, Ore.; and great-grandchildren, Logan and Corey James, and Dana and Allie Lynch.
Services for Pat will be held Monday, April 30, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Medford, Ore. Pastor Michael Brown of Table Rock Fellowship will be officiating.