Birk, Patricia, J. (nee Dressler), of St. Louis, Missouri was born June 20, 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri to Leroy and Alvina (nee Meyer) Dressler, and entered into rest, Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Friendship Village in Sunset Hills, Missouri at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 5 days.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, the late John H. Birk, (married October 8, 1948.)
She is survived by three (3) children, Linda (Gary) Land of St. Louis, Missouri, Patricia (Prentiss III) Scudder of Fenton, Missouri, and Deborah Birk Yedlin, of Ballwin, Missouri,four (4) grandchildren, Tim Thomason, Trisha (James) Jackson, Prentiss IV (Stephanie) Scudder and Alexis Yedlin, one (1) great grandchild, Tanner Thomason, and many other relatives and friends.
Patricia was a wonderful wife and mother, who loved her home and family, and dedicated her life to her husband. She loved music and dancing, and was known to have jitter-bugged with her mop more than once. She always had a happy tune on her mind, and shared her joy with those she loved. She is fondly remembered and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, January 27, 2012, at 1:00 pm at BELLERIVE Funeral Home, 740 N. Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO, 63141. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association – St. Louis Chapter, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132. Arrangements through Cremation Society of St. Louis, 10305 Big Bend, Kirkwood, MO 63122, (314) 205-0022. Condolences may be left at www.stlfuneral.com