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Patricia "Pat" Drexler

April 2, 1931 — June 6, 2023

Patricia "Pat" (Burchi) Ribich Drexler, (92) passed away peacefully in Sun City, Arizona on June 6, 2023. Pat was born April 2, 1931 to Horatio and Jennie (Guccinni) Burchi in Detroit, Michigan. 


As a young woman she graduated from Cass Tech High School and attended the Patricia Ford School of Modeling. In 1952 she married Victor Ribich in Detroit were her daughter Kathleen and son Michael were born. In 1971 they moved to Greeley , Colorado. Pat worked as an administrative assistant with Greeley School District Six and the University of Northern Colorado. Together, she and Vic enjoyed their cabin in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado, playing golf, traveling and spending time with family. 


After Vic passed away in 1985, she eventually made the decision to move to Arizona in 2000. Pat enjoyed the weather and no snow! She continued playing golf, joined the Elk's Womens Auxiliary, loved playing cards, taking cruises and living life to the fullest. In 2004 she met and married Jospeh Drexler. She enjoyed spending time with her family, sharing her wisdom and family history. Pat loved her family very much and adored her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchild.  


She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Vic and Joe, and brother Ramon Burchi. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Salazar, son Michael (Peggy) Ribich, sister-in-law Jackie Burchi and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

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