Patricia “Pat” Straub, 79, of Auburn, entered into heaven on Friday January 10, 2020 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Pat was born on January 13, 1940 in Buchanan, MI. Pat was an active member of Lakewood Park Baptist Church. She was also owner of the Auburn Dairy Queen since 1980 and of the Garrett Dairy Queen from 1983-1991. She married Dean Straub on November 8, 1958 in New Troy, MI, and he survives in Auburn. She is also survived by a son David Straub of Hicksville, OH; daughter, Denise (John) Cochran of Silver Lake; brother, Carson (Shirley) Gancer of Battle Creek, MI, Jim (Linda) DePue of Greenville, SC, and Bob (Margo) DePue of Galien, MI; grandchildren, Brytanee Hayes, Dylan Straub, Madison Ramus, Camden Straub, and Tracy Hollar; great grandchildren, Lucy Hayes, Lukas Hayes, Sophie Straub, Rylee Straub, Aubrey Straub, and Amy Perry. She was preceded in death by her father, Anthony Gancer; mother, Leona DePue; and a daughter, Sharon Straub. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6:00 pm with visitation from 4-6:00 pm at Lakewood Park Baptist Church 5555 County Road 29, Auburn. Rev. James Petit will be officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Lakewood Park Baptist Church.
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