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Patricia J. Mann

March 13, 1938 — December 14, 2023

New Palestine, IN

Patricia J. Mann, 85, of New Palestine, IN formerly of Elkhart, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2023 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. She was born March 13, 1938 to Loren and Louzenia Hodgen. Patricia married Bruce Mann on June 29, 1957 in Elkhart, he preceded her in death on October 13, 2017.

Patricia is survived by her 2 daughters, Cynthia (Gregg) Doberenz of Goshen, IN and Jennifer (Jeffery) Pummill of New Palestine, IN; a son, Bruce Douglas (Joann) Mann of Walsenburg, CO; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 sister Sally Hodgen.

Patricia graduated from High and began her career as a teller at First National Bank and then retired from Willie’s Oakbrook Homes after more than 17 years.  She was the owner of Eden Haus Bed & Breakfast for over 12 years. Patricia was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bristol. She loved spending time with her friends and family, playing the piano and organ, and gardening.

A time to visit with Patricia's family will be from 10-11 am on Saturday March 23, 2024 where a  memorial service will be held at 11am at the First Baptist Church, 53953 CR 17, Bristol, IN 46507. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd, Elkhart, IN is assisting Patricia’s family. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, or Faith Mission of Elkhart, 801 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516 Online condolences may made to her family at

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