Obituary of Patricia Marie Axley
Pattricia “Patt” Marie Axley, 84, of Schererville, IN (formerly of Winamac, IN) passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Munster Community Hospital in Munster, IN. She was born on August 7, 1937 at St. Catherine’s Hospital in East Chicago, IN to the late Frank and Mary [Baginski] Dicken. Patt graduated from Thornton Fractional North High School and Don Roberts Beauty School both in Calumet City, IL. She also attended the Chicago Art Institute on a scholarship. On May 21, 1960, she married Charles Willliam Axley in East Chicago. He passed away on August 21, 2003.
After retiring from Three Sisters Beauty Salon in Hammond, IN - Patt found great satisfaction in helping others. She served as a nurse’s aide, ward clerk, and hospice team member at White County Memorial Hospital in Monticello, IN. Patt was currently an active member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Schererville and a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN. She served in a variety of ministries at both parishes including hospice outreach, delivering Eucharist or meals, and so much more.
Patt was a talented artist and won numerous awards for her oil paintings and sketches. She was a fabulous cook and animal lover. Most of all, Patt loved her family very much and will be sadly missed.
She is survived by:
Daniel Dicken, Crown Point, IN Brother
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Frank Dicken, Father
Mary [Baginski] Dicken Gorman, Mother
Charles William Axley, Husband
Carol Dines, Sister
Jeff Dicken, Brother
David Dicken, Brother
Visitation will be from 12 Noon – 2 PM EDT Friday, May 27, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 2 PM EDT Friday, May 27, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery West in Pulaski, IN.
Family and Friends of Patt are invited to Tiebels Restaurant for a Dinner Reception at 7 PM CDT Friday, May 27, 2022.
Memorial Contributions may be made in the form of Mass Intentions.
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