Patricia Wickstrom passed away September 9, 2013, in Medford, Ore. where she and her husband had lived for the past nine years. She was born May 12, 1937 to Roy E. and Wilhelmina K. Knowles in Portland, Ore. She married Gordon N. Wickstrom on September 15, 1967, in Brier, King Co., Wash. She was part of the Avamere Fitness Club.

Patti is survived by her husband, Gordon; their son, David R. Wickstrom; their daughter, Marcia K. Wickstrom-Latham; grandchildren, Charles J. and Anna Vanderhalf; great-grandchildren, Grace Kelly and Emma Lynn Mejia; and sister, Mary K. Bowman. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sharon Degnan; and her brother, Jon Knowles.

At Patti's request, no services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to ACCESS Food Bank, Dogs for the Deaf, or the Southern Oregon Humane Society.