Patricia “Pat” Buresh, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Mena.
She was born on November 17, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois and lived in the surrounding suburbs until retiring in Mena, Arkansas. She worked in the credit department at Alden’s Department Store. She was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church. Patricia enjoyed traveling and seeing new places. She enjoyed shopping and celebrating the holidays. She also loved to play bingo and visit with all the residents at The Oaks Assisted Living.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Antoinette Lukas; her husband of 52 years, Otto F. Buresh; and her sister, Georgia Willis of Chandler, Arizona.
Patricia is survived by her daughter, Claudia and Charles D. Brown of Mena, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Richard S. Venters of Senioa, Georgia and Kelly Fielder and husband Dale of Mena, Arkansas; five great-grandchildren, Hayley and Kendall Venters of Senioa, Georgia, Shane Venters of Mena and Devin and Chase Fielder of Mena; one niece, Kathryn Willis Kenny and family of Chandler, Arizona.
She will be sent for cremation by the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home with a private celebration of life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Agnes Food Pantry in Mena, Arkansas or the Humane Society of the Ouachitas in Mena, Arkansas.