Former Portland, Ore. resident Patricia M. Kreitler died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at her home in Westbrook, Maine. She was 74.
Pat attended Milwaukie High School and Eastern Oregon University, and was ordained into Christian ministry at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. She served as a Chaplain in the Oregon Correctional System, the Portland International Airport, and later in the Mercy Hospital System in Redding, California. She was a lifelong volunteer with American Bible Society. She remained unmarried and devoted her life to helping others and to living and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Pat was the daughter of Alice I. Kreitler and John U. Kreitler and was born in Long Beach, Calif. in 1945. She is survived by her brother John Kreitler of Hebron, Kentucky, her sister Susan Skinner of Greeley, Colorado, her two nieces, Abigail Stumvoll of Redding, California and Chelsea Davis of Long Beach, California, and her nephew John Chase Kreitler of Oakland, California.