Patricia Ann (nee Derleth) Hill, (AKA-Grandma Cookie) of Spencer, Indiana passed away peacefully on December 26, 2020. Pat was born in Indianapolis on June 4, 1946 to Alvin Derleth and Mary (Sweeney) Derleth. Pat had lived in Indianapolis, IN and Streamwood, IL. Pat graduated from the Saint Mary’s Academy, class of 1964. She studied Liberal Arts at IUPUI, loved to cook, knit, crochet, listen to music, create greeting cards, help children and to TALK, TALK, TALK. The highlight of her year was cookie weekend with a group of her friends. Pat retired from Marion County Health Department. She was proud to be an Owen County CASA Program Volunteer, was a member of the Spencer Homemakers Club, volunteered at the Historic Tivoli Theatre, March of Dimes and was a polling place worker.
Pat is survived by her son, Bert (Alison) Hill of Inver Grove Heights, MN, grandchildren, Andrew Knutson, Alex (Brianna) Knutson, Mitchell Knutson, Halle Hill, Isabelle Hill, great grandchild Riley Knutson
Grandson Eric Pohl (son of the late Kimberly Pohl), Son-in-law Brett (Cheryl)Pohl, Great grandchildren Peyton Pohl and infant Kimberley Pohl
Grandsons Brian Hill Jr. and Brandon Swenson (Son’s of the late Brian Hill)
Brother, Michael (Vickie) Derleth, nephew Rob (Michele) Derleth
Brother Thomas (Ronda) Derleth, nieces Brandi Host, April Jones, Kelly (Steven) Hobbs, nephew Chadd (Elizabeth) Kelley,
Also her four legged child, Lexie, and endless amounts of cherished friends..
Proceeded in death by her parents and children, Brian Hill, and Kimberley (Nee Hill) Pohl.
Due to current COVID restrictions Celebrations of life to be held in Spencer, IN and the Chicagoland area will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please send donations directly to: Owen County CASA program in honor of Pat Hill PO Box 674 Spencer, IN 47460. Make checks payable to OCCF /With memo: Owen CTY. CASA fund
Any other sympathy cards/gestures can be sent to The Hill Family, 8950 Almquist Way, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077.