Patricia Hoelzer, 71, of Utica died May 22, 2013, in the home of her daughter in Ottawa. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mendota, with the Rev. Dale Peterson officiating. Burial will be at Troy Grove Cemetery. Visitat-ion will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota. She was born June 1, 1941, in Streator to John and Louise (Staver) Yusko. She married Eldon Hoelzer on Feb. 11, 1961. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Eldon Hoelzer of Utica; two sons, Kenneth (Colleen) Hoelzer and Randall (Dawn) Hoelzer, both of Utica; three daughters, Beth (Jim) Johnson Jr. of Utica, Sheila (Dan) Bittner of Ottawa and Denise (Kevin) Koopman of Anchorage, Alaska; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack Yusko of Bloomington; and three sisters, Sharon Rowe, Kathy Bushma and Debra Storm, all of Streator. She was preceded in death by three grandchildren in infancy, and her parents. Memorials may be directed to the family for a fund to be established.