Lives Lived: Patricia Rotsheck |

Lives Lived: Patricia Rotsheck

Patricia Rotsheck died March 16 in Grass Valley of natural causes. She was 85.

At her request, no service will be held. Interment is at Fort Rosecrans Memorial Cemetery, San Diego. A private family celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

She was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Aitken, Minn., to Dr. Roderick McHugh and Victorian (Golden) McHugh.

She was a longtime Grass Valley resident and worked at Bank of America until her retirement. After she retired, she and her husband Neil moved to North Bend, Ore., until his death in 1994. She then moved to San Diego, where she lived until a stroke left her disabled. She returned to Grass Valley in 2005, residing at Brunswick Village Assisted Living.

She is survived by daughters, Barbara (Greg) Burke, Joanne Woodard of Grass Valley and Vickey (John) Crockford of Santee; brothers, Robert McHugh of Manhattan Beach, Calif; sisters, Antonia McLean of St. Paul, Min; daughter-in-law, Kathy Rotsheck; grandchildren Jennifer (Darrin) Hutchins, Amigh (Jeff) Berry, Neil (Gina) Rotsheck and Josh (Karla) Rotsheck; five great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild

She was predeceased by her husband, Neil Rotsheck; her son, George Rotsheck; her grandson, Kelsey Crockford; and her brothers, Gene, Raymond and Mike.

She leaves behind a heartbroken family with wonderful memories of her life with us. Our lives were blessed by her presence.

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