Patricia Anna (Paris) Lohff, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 23, 2020, at Luther Home in Marinette, Wis. She was born on May 12, 1928, to Jesse and Anna (Moberg) Paris in Menominee, Mich.
Pat was a 1946 graduate of Menominee High School. On Feb. 11, 1961, she married Glenn Lohff at the First Presbyterian Church in Menominee. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1981. In her younger years, Pat worked as a nanny and at the glove factory, eventually leaving the workforce job to start a family. After raising her children, Pat worked at Schloegel’s Bayview Restaurant and at J.C. Penney where she worked as a sales associate in the men’s department for over 25 years. Pat had many friends at J.C. Penney, and cherished all of them. Pat was also a devoted election poll worker for many years. Pat’s biggest accomplishment was raising her four boys and spoke proudly of them often. Pat enjoyed bowling, bingo, casino trips and traveling with friends, especially to St. Ignace for the Mackinac Bridge Walk. She was a frequent visitor to the YMCA, where she enjoyed water aerobics, hot tubs, and daily coffee clatch with other members. She also enjoyed her weekly Friday afternoon card games with high school friends. Pat was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon. She spent many years caring for children in the nursery, and volunteering.
Pat is survived by her four sons: Mike (Julie) of St. Louis, Mo., Peter of Marinette, Cort (John) of Las Vegas, Nevada and Tom (Celeste) of De Pere, Wis.; and three granddogs: Maddie, Mollie and Norman. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Alice Lohff of Colorado Springs; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers: John Larson (Mae), Carlton Larson, Jesse Paris (Bev) and Donald Paris (Dorothy); sisters: Dorothy Ertel (Conrad), Mildred Wizner (Ed) and Nancy Nason (John); brother-in-law, John Lohff; and sister-in-law, Marion Krueger.
Visitation will be held at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 1 p.m.
Interment will take place at Forest Home Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.
The family would like to thank the wonderful nurses and staff at Luther Home for the compassionate care they provided to Pat these past few years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to First Presbyterian Church, 923 5th Street, Menominee, MI, 49858.