Patricia A. "Pat" Sallee

October 23, 1934March 1, 2018

Patricia A. “Pat” Sallee, 83, of Fort Wayne passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018. She was born on October 23, 1934 in Niles, Michigan, a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Prevuznak) Orias. She worked for 23 years at Fort Wayne Country Club and also at home caring for her family. She enjoyed playing bingo, entering sweepstakes, going to casinos, camping, and being with her family. Surviving family include her husband, John M. Sallee; daughter, Pamela S. Sallee; sons, Michael J. Sallee and Joseph T. (Renee) Sallee; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and a sister, Agnes Orias. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by 11 siblings. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation starting at 12:00 pm noon. Burial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or American Alzheimer’s Association.


  • American Alzheimer's Association
  • American Cancer Services


  • Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Final Resting Friday, March 9, 2018

Patricia A. "Pat" Sallee

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Pam Sallee

March 5, 2018

Mom, I love and miss you. You left us before we were ready. But you had a long, hard fight with dementia and now you are at peace. Tony is with dad watching over him so he is not alone.