Patricia Ann Zeman (Pat), 89, passed away peacefully February 3rd, 2023 with her loving family by her side. Patricia was born December 28, 1933 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to William and Inez Theisen. She grew up in Palmer, Iowa and graduated from Palmer High School in 1951. Patricia went on to graduate from AIB Business school in Des Moines and worked at the Fort Dodge Labs until her first daughter was born in 1955.
Patricia married Richard Zeman on June 19, 1954 in Palmer, Iowa. They first lived in Palmer before settling in Fort Dodge, Iowa. They would have celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary this year! In Fort Dodge she was an active member of Holy Rosary catholic church where she sang in the choir and often played the piano and organ. In 1981 Patricia and Richard made a big move and relocated to Roseville, California. In Roseville she was a member of St. Rose of Lima church for 40 years! Patricia devoted her life to her five children and to her husband, she was a perfectionist and expert homemaker. She had a passion for playing cards and was a Life Master Bridge player. Patricia had a way of making people feel at home, she could talk to anyone, made friends easily and was loved by many.
Patricia was preceded in death by her father, William, her mother Inez and her sister Marian Koll. Patricia is survived by her husband Richard, her daughter Debra, her son Tim, her daughter-in-law Bonnie, her daughter Diane, her son-in-law David, her son Todd, her daughter-in-law Maureen, her daughter Darci, and her son-in-law Ryan. Patricia is also survived by her 16 (!!) grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her loving sister Ceil Olson, and many nieces and nephews.
Services for Patricia will be held at:
Calvary Cemetery and Funeral Center
7101 Verner Ave
Citrus Heights, Ca. 95621
Vigil: Thursday March 2nd: 5-8pm
Funeral/Mass: Friday March 3rd: Viewing at 9:00am; Mass at 10:00am
Committal service: 11:00am
Celebration of life to follow at St. Rose of Lima Church; 615 Vine Ave. Roseville, Ca. 95678