Patricia J. Gorske

Patricia Jean Gorske 82, of Fond du Lac passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Hospice Home of Hope. She was born July 19, 1936 in Fond du Lac; the daughter of Eugene John and Martha Marie Rautenberg Dittrich. She graduated from Fond du Lac High School in 1954. On October 11, 1958 she married Charles Allen Gorske at Church of Our Saviour. Patricia was a member of Hope Lutheran Church and was very active in the Ladies Guild, Altar Society and Senior Choir. Charles and Patricia had three sons, all graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Patricia worked for Wegner Office Supply and Assured Mortgage. She enjoyed cross country skiing, bike riding, gardening, and was an accomplished seamstress who also loved Airedale Terriers and giraffes. Patricia was devoted to the Lord, her husband, children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Charles and three sons, John Charles (Karen) Gorske of Huntington Beach, CA, James Alan (Tina) Gorske of Gainesville, FL, and Andrew Carl (Julie) Gorske of Keene, NH, as well as three grandchildren, Sara Frances, Elizabeth Claire, and Bradley James. She is also survived by cousins Dolores (Herb) Barthuly, Carol (James) Laning, Marlene (Lyle) Weed, William (Kathryn) Dittrich, and David (Patricia) Dittrich.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place and the cremains will be placed at Estabrooks Cemetery.

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