LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes)- Patricia Ann Zehentbauer, 86, passed away peacefully at 11:44 p.m., Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at her home following an extended illness.

Pat was born February 23, 1937 in Akron, a daughter of the late Charles J. and Gladys T. (Gruber) Gause.

A life-long area resident, she was the former co-owner of Gause Farm Equipment from 1956 until she retired. Pat was also a real estate agent with Courtney Realty; taught small business management at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center for 18 years; was the co-owner of Eagle Pass Golf Course with her son, Bob and served as treasurer for the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department for many years.

Pat leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Patti (Kevin) Kober; sons, Mike (Rachael) Zehentbauer, Robert (Marcy) Zehentbauer, James (Tamara) Zehentbauer and John (Marybeth) Zehentbauer; grandchildren, Kelly, Mary, Abby, Riley, Lexi, Kendra, Kelsey, Joe, Brian, Emily, Ashley, Dustin and Cassie; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy K. (Gary) Milliken and Mary Alice (the late Frank) Cozza; brother, Robert C. Gause; sister-in-law, Ruth Gause and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Pat was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Patricia Ann; brother, Ronald J. Gause and by her husband, Frank Zehentbauer.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 5:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 23, 2023 at St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church, 11328 Gavers Road, Hanoverton with Rev. Father Stephen Wassie officiating. The funeral procession will form at the church. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery.

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A television tribute will air Friday, October 20 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.