Patricia Lou Degerstedt
Patricia Lou (Jorgensen) Degerstedt was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She attended Jefferson High School where she met many life-long friends. She met the love of her life and future husband at a party hosted by mutual friends where they discovered they shared the same birthday.
She worked as an executive secretary at American Pipe and after taking a break to start a family she returned to work as an administrative support person for the Portland Public School system until her retirement. She passed away due to complications from the flu and pneumonia in the company of her children and grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Dean and is survived by her four children (Ross, Kris, Ann and Neil) as well as 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Her family was her life. She was deeply loved and will be missed by us all.
Private services will be held on January 19, 2018. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America or Boys and Girls Aid. A memorial web site has been established on the Ross Hollywood Chapel web site.