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Patricia Ensch

October 18, 1920 — December 17, 2020

Patricia (Augustine) Marshall Ensch, 100, of Bartlesville, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Bartlesville’s Brookdale South.

Patricia was born October 18, 1920 to Hubert and Augusta Marshall on a farm near Cockrell, Kansas.  She was the second of four children.  Following her high school graduation, Patricia moved to Bartlesville, Oklahoma where she was employed as a secretary at Phillips Petroleum Company and enjoyed being a member of the Ladies Bowling League.

She married Lt. Thomas Brogan Ensch, USN on February 19, 1944 at St. John Catholic Church in Bartlesville.  They were married 60 years until Tom’s passing, October 18, 2004.  Together, they were the parents of three daughters, Marilyn, Susan, and Lou Ann Ensch.

Some of Patricia’s interests were participating in St. John Altar Society, sewing costumes for her daughters’ school plays, dance recitals, and Halloween events, playing couples bridge as well as her ladies weekly and monthly bridge games. She was an avid reader of novels and mystery stories.  As a mother, she taught her daughters to sew, do needlepoint and counted cross-stitch.  Much of her stitchery has been handed down to family members as a wonderful memory.

Patricia is survived by her daughters, Marilyn McKaskle and husband, Joe of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Susan Barnes and Fred Hill of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Lou Ann Evans and husband, D. Bruce of Bartlesville; seven grandchildren, M. Scot, Ryan (Michelle), and Chad (Jennifer) McKaskle, Megan and Allison Barnes, Kelly (Drew) England and Sarah (David) Baillergeon; and thirteen great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Brendan, Landon, Colton, Madilyn, Bradley and Bethany McKaskle, Ivory and Kaia Danuser and Tyler and Mason England and Julien Baillergeon and Morgan England, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Augusta Marshall; her husband, Thomas B. Ensch; two brothers, Fernon and Albert Marshall and a sister, Marie Hiatt.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home.  A rosary will be held at the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 7pm, Monday, December 21, 2020.  A funeral mass will be held at St. John Catholic Church, 1pm, Tuesday, December 22, 2020.  Interment will be in Bartlesville’s Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home.

The family asks that donations may be made in their Mother’s memory to St. John School and Martha’s Task.  To leave an online condolence visit

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Recitation of the Rosary

Monday, December 21, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home

710 Dewey Ave, Bartlesville, OK 74003

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. John Before the Latin Gate Catholic Church


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