Patricia (Pat) Bankert, 75, of Zionsville, passed away on May 21, 2013. She was born in Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John W Bankert Sr., granddaughter, Erin Russell, brother Harry (Penny) Bevins and sister Elizabeth (Betty) Wright.
She is survived by sons John (Lori), Bob (Roxanne) and Greg (Lora) Bankert, daughters Cindy (Tracy) Ferch and Kathy (Jay) Gwaltney, and adopted daughter Denise Gillette, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and quasi adopted family of all categories.
She was known as Mom, Grandma, Grandma Pat, Grandma B, Momma Pat and Aunt Pat among others, by those who knew and loved her and who were loved by her.
She was the motivation for the Country Market on U.S. 421 in Zionsville which allowed her to express her gift for giving and interact with the community. She most recently attended Zionsville Fellowship Church after having served at Big Springs Community Church for more than 35 years.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday May 25, 2013, at Zionsville Fellowship Church located at 9090 Ind. 334, Zionsville, IN, with the funeral service beginning at 5 p.m. Interment will be at Washington Park North Cemetery on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Immediately following the service, the family is inviting all who wish to come to join them in a “Pitch In” dinner. They just ask guest to bring a side dish or dessert, but even if you cannot bring one the family would still like all to join them at the Country Market located at 795 US 42, Zionsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Zionsville or Lebanon fire departments or your local fire department.
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