Obituary of Patricia Hazel Dobek
Patricia Hazel (Simpson) Dobek TECUMSEH-Patricia Hazel (Simpson) Dobek, 85, of Tecumseh, Michigan passed away after a short illness at the Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, Ohio on October 15, 2011. She was born in Ampthill, England on July 23, 1926, to Kenneth and Alice Simpson, who preceded her in death. Patricia was married on March 23, 1949 in Bedford, England to Stanley (Stanislaw) Dobek, who passed away in 2010. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Dobek of Bydgoszcz, Poland. She is also survived by two sisters, Jeane Y. Derby of Tecumseh, and Anne Majer of Bedford, England, and one brother, Roger Simpson of Toledo, Ohio. One brother, Denis Simpson of Plymouth, England, preceded her in death. Pat was the daughter of a police officer, and grew up in various towns in Bedfordshire, England. Pat and Stan immigrated to the USA in 1955, settling in Tecumseh. She worked at the shoe store in downtown Tecumseh from 1955–1995, under six different storeowners. She spent her retirement years traveling together with Stan, visiting England and Poland and points in the USA, working on craft projects, and visiting with friends. Cremation has taken place and a memorial will be held on Saturday, October 22 at 1 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Tecumseh. Interment will be beside her beloved husband Stanley in the parish cemetery in Odry, Poland. The family asks that memorials may be made to the Hospice of Lenawee, 415 Mill Road, Suite 4, Adrian, MI 49221.
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