By The Mercury

Pat L Dragisich, 77, of Manhattan, died Jan. 26.

She was born in Denver to William E. Matthews and Martha Welburn Matthews.

Pat was raised in Yampa, Colo. and graduated from Golden High School in Golden, Colo. in 1954.. She lived in the Denver metro area until 1995. Pat moved to Manhattan in 1995 to be near her grandchildren.

Pat married “Dush” Dragisich on June 24, 1987, in Denver, Colo. He preceded her in death. Pat was also preceded in death by her parents, her sister Maxine Scott and her sister-in-law Jackie Matthews.

Pat was a bookkeeper for Jefferson 440 and the purchasing officer for Flint Hils Job Corp. She was a member of the Homeowners Association coffee group. Pat loved roses, puzzles, crosswords and making Christmas stockings for her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Troy Rhodd; three grandchildren, Sierra, Zack and Misty Rose; four great grandchildren, Jack, Korbin, Dayna and Isis; and her siblings, sister Jean Stene and brother Bill Matthews.

A memorial service will be at a later date. Her cremated remains will be taken to Golden, Colo.

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