Patricia “Pat” Ann Winters

June 15, 1936 ‒ October 09, 2017

Marion, Ohio

Patricia “Pat” Ann Winters, age 81 of Marion, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Pat was born on June 15, 1936 in Marion, the daughter of Kenneth William and Thelma Irene (Hetzer) Ruhl. She graduated from Harding High School in the class of 1954.

On February 7, 1959, Pat was united in marriage to Raymond Winters, they shared 56 years of marriage; he preceded her in death on November 20, 2015.

Pat was a devoted homemaker to her loving family. She also was employed by GTE and Sears.

She will be remembered for her delicious baked goods and her ability to take new recipes and turn them into instant favorites. She was a gifted sewer and took great pride in her beautiful gardens. Shopping was often a favorite way to spend her time, but ultimately, it was her grandchildren and great grandchildren she delighted in.

Pat is survived by her daughter Connie (Duane “Butch” Jr.) Brown; daughter-in-law Pamela Winters; grandchildren: Kyle (Johnna) Winters, Jason Winters, Amber Brown, Brooke Brown and Nick (Angela) Brown; great grandchildren: Adrianna, McKenna, Julianna and Colten Winters and Maddox and Hayden Brown; siblings: John Ruhl and Karen Frazier.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Raymond Winters; Son John Winters; brother Kenneth Ruhl.

Visitation will be held Monday, October 16, 2017 at Snyder Funeral Homes, DENZER Chapel, 360 East Center St., Marion from 3PM to 5PM; A memorial service will follow at 5PM; Burial will be held privately.

If so desired, donations may be made to the National Kidney Association or Kindred Hospice.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the Winters family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • Connie, Butch & family,
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Prayers & sympathy for your whole family during this difficult time! Jim & Pam

  • Our Hearts and Prayers are with you all. May your Memories help to Heal your Hearts.
    Steve and Lisa Markley

  • Connie,
    The girls and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Sending you a Big Hug and all our Love.

  • Connie ,Butch and family
    You are in our Prayers, but know she is well and still with you always in Spirit
    Steve and Renee Snyder and Family

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Pat. We have so many fond memories of her and your dad. They were wonderful neighbors! I am so glad Jeremy and I got to see her this summer while on a walk. What a wonderful lady! She will be missed!
    -The Hecker’s

  • Connie, Butch, & family,
    I was so saddened to hear of Pat’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of both her and your dad. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Love, Sherry Winters