Patricia “Pat” Woebkenberg, 75, Wellston, Ohio
Patricia “Pat” Woebkenberg, 75, of Wellston, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 1, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born in Ferdinand April 24, 1945, to Urban and Norena (Weyer) Lueken.
Pat was a musician. She began playing piano at a young age and was playing the organ for masses while she was still in elementary school. She also played the cornet in her school band. She has played the organ for masses at both Holy Trinity and Sts. Peter and Paul parishes in Wellston for nearly 40 years. Over the years she accompanied numerous choirs, soloists, and school musicals, was active in the Jackson High School (Ohio) Band Boosters, and enjoyed watching her daughters perform in concerts and plays. She was a teacher in the Jackson city schools for 25 years.
She is survived by her husband, Tom Woebkenberg; two daughters, Heidi (Woebkenberg) Chow and Nicole (Woebkenberg) Behn; and four grandchildren, Lily and Ella Chow and Emily and Kevin Behn.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Lueken.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, the Jackson-Vinton Catholic Consortium in Jackson, Ohio, or to the JCS Band Boosters Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 255, Jackson, Ohio, 45640. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 7, at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery