Patrick Rossliotta Fehr, 52, Topeka and Ottawa, Kansas, died February 10, 2018 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on July 17, 1965 in Topeka, Kansas to William (Bill) and Janis Liotta Fehr Salsbury.
Patrick graduated from Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas, in 1983. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Washburn University of Topeka, and an MB from The University of Kansas in 2014. He was employed by The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas for the last 16 years in the Information Technology Department and most recently as IT Engineer Senior.
Patrick’s recent marriage to Mary Lyn, and their shared faith was a great comfort to him.
Attaining an advanced degree was his most meaningful accomplishment. He was content with his life and was a role model to all he met. Patrick was blessed with the gift of seeing what needed to be done, and doing it extremely well. When he was your friend, you were blessed.
He loved attending auctions, fishing, going to the beach in Florida, surfing, collecting coins, and playing golf. He was an accomplished and knowledgeable guitarist.
Patrick was preceded in death by his father, Bill Fehr, grandparents James and Eleanor Liotta, and William and Evelyn Fehr.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lyn Fehr, Topeka and Ottawa, Kansas; mother, Janis and husband Gene Salsbury; brother, Jim Fehr and Maria Kessell; step-sister Angie and husband Todd Beck all of Topeka, Kansas; mother-in-law, Elaine Roberts, Ottawa, Kansas; sister-in-law Tara Roberts, Manhattan, Kansas; Aunt Rita and husband Terry Myer, Topeka, Kansas; Uncle Jim Liotta and wife Susan, Topeka, Kansas. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Fehr relatives include aunts and uncles, Ricky, Patty, Jerry, and Ginny and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Faith Lutheran Church, 1320 W. 15th St., Ottawa, Kansas, with Pastor Charles Adams officiating.
Graveside Service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery, 4700 SW 17th St., Topeka, Kansas.
The family will greet friends during a visitation from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 325 South Hickory, in Ottawa, Kansas.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Midland Care Hospice or the Faith Lutheran Church, Ottawa, Kansas. Contributions may be left in care of the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 325 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067.