Patricia Mae (Riesen) Wickline

SALEM – Patricia Mae (Riesen) Wickline, 73, of Salem, died at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center.

She was born April 4, 1941, in Moultrie, Ohio, the daughter of the late Alfred and Marjorie Esther (Pryor) Riesen.

She and her husband managed apartments in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended the Trinity Friends Church and the Greenford Christian Church. Patricia enjoyed nothing better than a good game of cards and win against family members. She and her husband traveled, she liked to be out on the porch with her cup of coffee, eating a good hamburger off the outdoor grill. Leonard and her enjoyed music as he played the guitar and her on the drums. The times at Mary’s was special to her as was her watch and getting her nails done. The prettiest thing ever seen is the family together.

She is survived by her children, Ricky (Candy) Metzgar of Alliance, Sandra (Lee) Zehentbauer of Hanoverton, John (Mechelle) Metzgar of North Canton, Scott Schrader of Mansfield, Ohio, a close friend of Michele who cared for Patricia, Harold Bright of West Virginia; siblings, Mary Sanor of Kensington, Kathy (Steve) Perkins of Kensington; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on July 15, 1995, by her husband, Leonard Wickline; children Lisa Ann Metzgar and Michele Ann Mayle; siblings, Bruce, Jim, William, Jerry Riesen, Barbara Floor, Rose Schrader and Thelma Wise; twins Carol and Richard Riesen; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Salem. The Rev. Dave Fishback will be officiating the services.

A time of visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the Columbiana County Counseling Center or the American Cancer Society.

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