Patrick Ian Christlieb
October 11, 1976 ‒ October 01, 2018
Formerly of Westerville, Ohio
Patrick Ian Christlieb, 41, of Ashley, Ohio formerly of Bristolville, Westerville, and Galena, Ohio passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018, from a sudden illness at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by his loving family.
Patrick was born on October 11, 1976 in Warren, Ohio, son of David and Nancy (Bowers) Christlieb. Patrick was a 1995 graduate of Bristol Local High School and went on to graduate from DeVry University in Columbus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Early in his career,
Patrick worked for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) as a Lead Information Analyst, and then spent the past 12 years at Nationwide Insurance, where he most recently worked as an IT Application Development Specialist serving as Technical Lead for the Whole and Term Life Application. He attended Heritage Christian Church in Westerville and for many seasons played on their Softball teams. Patrick also enjoyed playing recreational ice hockey, and was a dedicated Cleveland and Ohio sports fan who loved the Indians, Browns, Cavaliers, Buckeyes, and Blue Jackets. While Patrick was a dedicated and beloved son, brother, uncle, teammate, coworker, and friend too many, the role he most cherished was that of father. He deeply loved and was extremely proud of his daughter, Isabella, and son, Ian, and enjoyed every minute and opportunity he had to spend time with them.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Alvin Bowers, and paternal grandparents, Thomas and Laverne Christlieb.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Isabella Christlieb, and son, Ian Christlieb, both of Galena; parents, David and Nancy (Bowers) Christlieb of Bristolville, Ohio; two sisters, Michelle (Jon) Coakley of Lewis Center, Ohio, and Kaitlyn Christlieb of Bristolville, Ohio; two nephews, Caden and Conor Coakley; maternal grandmother, Winifred Bowers of Bristolville,Ohio; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 1-3 p.m., at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015, followed immediately by a Celebration of Patrick’s Life at 3:00 p.m. The family has expressed that as able/willing everyone come dressed in your favorite sports attire to honor Patrick’s memory. A graveside service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given toward Patrick’s children’s education, in care of Cortland Savings St Banking Co., P.O Box 217, 6090 OH-45, Bristolville, Ohio 44402.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware, is honored to be serving Patrick’s family.
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