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Patricia Lee (Winkler) Gressel

January 17, 1938 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 83)


Patricia Lee (Winkler) Gressel, 83, of Franklin, Indiana, passed away October 1, 2021 in Franklin.

Pat was born on Jan. 17, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Morton and Nellie (Porter) Winkler. She was married to the late Clinton Jay Gressel, passing in April of 2021, they were married for 65 years.

Pat was in retail sales, employed with the Turnstyle/Osco company, retiring in 1998 after 26 ½ years of service. She was an avid reader, huge Colts football fan, enjoyed gardening, crocheting and watching western shows and movies. Pat loved all animals, especially dogs.

Pat is survived by her three daughters, Kathryn Lee (Dean) Anderson of Indianapolis, Laurie Ann (Chris) Elmore of Nineveh; and Jill (Kenny) Latham of Indianapolis, nine grandchildren, including Rachel Gressel  whom she raised, eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Roseann  (Marvin) Hodgins and Debbie Jasmund; and two sister-in-laws, Loretta Garver and Lynn Gressel

She was preceded in death by her parents,  three brothers, Michael Jasmund, Robert “Bob” Jasmund and  John Jasmund and a sister, Janie Royer.

 A private family service will be held, followed by a Graveside service on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. at Nineveh Cemetery in Nineveh, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Johnson County or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

A special thank you to the hospice staff of Elara Caring and Christina Place of Franklin.

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Homes and Crematory ~ Franklin Chapel.


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Graveside Service
October 5, 2021

Nineveh Cemetery
1261 County Road 775 South
Nineveh, IN 46164


Humane Society of Johnson County
3827 North Graham Road, Franklin IN 46131
Tel: 1-317-535-6626