Patricia J. “Patty” Dreiling

Victoria, Kansas – Patricia J. “Patty” Dreiling, age 72, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Minneola District Hospital in Minneola, Kansas.

She was born April 17,1941 in Munjor, Kansas, to Joseph J. and Rose (Pfannenstiel) Gross. She married Verlin L. “Vernie” Dreiling on September 12,1959 in Munjor, Kansas. He died July 2, 2011.

She was a homemaker, and worked in the laundry at St. John’s Rest Home in Victoria, Kansas for 23 years. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and St. Boniface Christian Mothers both of Vincent, Kansas. She lived eight months at the Minneola Long Term Care Center in Minneola, Kansas.

Survivors include four sons, Randy Dreiling and wife, Stefani, Hutchinson, KS; Frank L. Dreiling and wife, Brenda, Victoria, KS; Tony Dreiling and wife, Angie, Minneola, KS; Mike Dreiling and wife, Traci, Eudora, KS; three daughters, Sandy Goetz and husband, Jeff, Hays, KS; Sadie Wideman and husband, Mark, Minneola, KS; Terri Maring and husband, Bryan, Eudora, KS; four brothers, Vernon Gross and wife, Jeannie, Hays, KS; Harold Gross, Hays, KS; Gerald Gross and wife, Sylvia and Leslie Gross and Linda, both of Munjor, KS; five sisters, Joann Dreiling and husband Norman, Geraldine Kindal and husband, Don, both of Victoria, KS; Kay Von Lintel and husband, Dennis Vincent, KS; Mary Anderson and husband, Troy, Piedmont, OK; sixteen grandchildren, Blake Dreiling, Ashley Herl and husband Clint, Grant Dreiling, Nate Dreiling, Natasha Hammerschmidt and husband, Cory, Preston Dreiling and wife, Tianna, Tyson Dreiling and wife, Molly, Lawson Wideman, Jacey Wideman, Karson Wideman; Jacob Dreiling, Taylor Dreiling, Darian Graham, Alyson Dreiling, Madison Maring, Kassidy Maring; five great grandchildren, Peyton Englert, Macy Hammerschmidt, Mia Hammerschmidt, Preslyn Dreiling and Verlin Dreiling.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Kenneth Gross and Leon Gross; two sisters-in-law, Viola Gross and Shirley Gross, one brother-in-law, Cletus Brungardt and one great grandson, Stephan Lee Dreiling.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Boniface Cemetery, Vincent, Kansas.

A vigil service is at 7:00 P.M. Monday followed by a St. Boniface Christian Mothers rosary both at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, Kansas. Visitation is from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. Monday, at St. Fidelis Church Victoria, Kansas and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M.  Tuesday, at Cline’s Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Memorial to Minneola Long Term Care Center Garden fund and St. Boniface Cemetery fund.
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