March 3, 2008
? Patricia Marie (Queer) Van Alst died Monday morning, March 3, 2008 from complications following surgery. Pat was born in Toledo on November 7, 1924 and graduated from Genoa Clay HS Class of '42. She employed at Dun and Bradstreet in Toledo and in October of 1945 she married Don Larry Van Alst. She followed Larry to the Pacific island of Guam where she gave birth to their first child. After his tour of duty in the Pacific Theatre ended they settled in Genoa and then finally in Toledo. Pat was a volunteer with the St. Vincent Medical Center Guild and a member of the Salesians Club, worked at Jacobson's Dept store and belonged to Blessed Sacrament Parish for 48 years. She and her beloved husband Larry were married for 62 and a half years. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her generosity and forgiving nature will be missed by all. ? Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Wanda Kruger (1974) and Shell Queer (1976), her brother Don Brown lives in Panama City, Florida. ? She is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Don Larry Van Alst; children, Susan (William) Ott of Phoenix, AZ., Diana (Robert) Sahadi of Clarksburg, MD., Mark (Georgia)Van Alst of Toledo, Bryan Van Alst of Toledo, and Julia (Damiano) Russo of Thousand Oaks, CA.; grandchildren, Andrea Slaughter, Eric Sahadi, Nicholas Sahadi, Matthew Sahadi, Christina Sahadi, Christopher Van Alst, Abigail Van Alst, Elizabeth Van Alst, Gianpaolo Russo, Vittorio Russo , Donato Russo, Giuliano Russo, and great grand children Alexa Slaughter, Sara Slaughter and Logan Van Alst. ? The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Church.? The family will receive friends at the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue from 3-8 PM Wednesday.? Interment Eisenhower Cemetery, Gibsonburg,OH. ?
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