Born January 11, 1936 at Uhrichsville, Gretchen was the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Perkins) Robinson.
In 1953, Gretchen graduated from Uhrichsville High School and Akron Beauty School in 1956. She was a lifelong resident of the area and a homemaker. Gretchen attended Uhrichsville Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed music and drawing.
Gretchen is survived by her children Ronald Kelly Patterson of Marion, Brenda Sue (Robert) Snyder of Port Washington, Polly Ann (David) Cannon of Dennison, Jodi Lynn Dunn of Dennison and William Chad Patterson of Uhrichsville; sisters Betty Hargrave of Florida and Pat (Walter) Hines of Uhrichsville; six grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Gretchen is preceded in death by her brothers William, David and Michael Robinson.
Memorial services for Gretchen will be held at 8 p.m., on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with the Rev. Michael Travis officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Union Cemetery in Uhrichsville.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m., (two hours prior to services) on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the funeral home.
Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville