Patricia Ann Rickert, 85, of Jackson Center, passed away Monday evening, October 10, 2022, at Fair Haven Shelby County Home.
Patricia was born in Sidney, Ohio, on April 14, 1937, to John and Freda (Allenbaugh) Ambos. She married Lowell John Rickert on June 25, 1955, and he preceded her in death on November 27, 2013. Patricia was also preceded in death by a son Douglas Rickert; brothers: Robert L. “Bob” Ambos, Virgil Ambos, Darrell Ambos, and an infant brother Robert Norman Ambos; and sisters Lucille Harris and Kathryn Cowan.
Patricia is survived by a son David Rickert of Botkins; daughter-in-law Karen Rickert of Botkins; 5 grandchildren: Jason (Julie) Rickert of Texas, Alyssa (Rachel) Rickert of Iowa, Stephanie (James) Manning of Sidney, Danielle Rickert of Columbus, and Katie (Brad) Schreer of Dayton; 5 great-grandchildren: J.J., Jaxon, Isabella, Braydon, and Levi; a brother Don Ambos; and several nieces and nephews.
Patricia worked for 20+ years at Holloway Sportswear and retired from there. She was a lifelong member of Emanuel Lutheran Church. Patricia enjoyed watching her grandchildren participate in their sporting events and school activities. She also loved her pets, Tequila and Penny.
Visitation will be on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 4-7pm at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Jackson Center. Pastor David Sanders will officiate Patricia’s funeral on Friday, October 14, 2022, at 11am at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 17714 Montra Road, Jackson Center. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 17714 Montra Road, Jackson Center, OH 45334, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Center, is honored to serve the Rickert family.