Glorine "Pat" E. Wethington


Glorine "Pat" E. Wethington (nee: Amptmann), a cherished pillar of the Wentzville community, passed away peacefully on May 4, at the venerable age of 90.

Born on August 21, 1933, in the same town that she would later impart her legacy, Pat lived a life marked by devotion to her faith, her family, and her community. As the beloved wife of the late Protus Wethington, Pat's enduring love story is a testament to commitment and partnership. She leaves behind a legacy through her two devoted sons, Gerry (Marilyn) Wethington of Belle, and Bob (Lisa) Wethington of Freeburg, IL, and her daughter -in- law, Sue of Waterloo, IL. Pat's memory will be fondly cherished by her adored grandchildren, Heather, Ashley, Brandy, Luke, Libby, Andrew, Jesse, and Kristyn, who will continue to be inspired by her wisdom and love. The joy of her life extended to her thirteen great-grandchildren, who lovingly knew her as GGMa, a title she held with immense pride and joy.

Pat was preceded in passing by her parents, Urban and Gertrude Amptmann (nee Brune), her beloved husband Protus, her dear son Dale Wethington, and her siblings, Rosemary Allen, Ginny Walterman, Clarence Amptmann, and Peggy Powelson, each of these individuals played a significant role in her life, and their memories will be treasured forever.

 A life member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Pat's faith was the cornerstone of her existence. Her involvement in the church was profound, volunteering countless hours and sharing her musical talents, which brought joy to many. Her commitment to her community extended to her membership in the St. Charles Co. Sports Hall of Fame and the Missouri State Bowling Hall of Fame. Her leadership was evident as the Past State Chairman of the Missouri State Women's Bowling Association. Pat was also awarded the Cardinal Rigali service award, by the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Pat and Protus also managed the Fireman's Baseball field with great dedication. Pat was a member of the Wentzville Historical Society and with great pleasure, she contributed items to the museum.

 Pat's professional life was as diverse as it was impactful. She began her career teaching elementary school at St. Patrick Catholic School, where she also worked in the cafeteria, nurturing the bodies and minds of the young. Her aptitude for numbers led her to a position at IGA as a bookkeeper, and she had a fulfilling 25-year tenure as an accountant at National Petroleum. Through her work, Pat embodied the values of hard work, integrity, and service. Known for her passion for music, Pat played at Green Lantern, and many facilities in the surrounding counties. Sharing her musical gifts and bringing people together through the universal language of song. Her intelligence shone through her every endeavor, and her faith-filled spirit guided her through life's challenges and triumphs. Above all, Pat was a loving beacon of warmth and affection in the lives of all who knew her. Pat's love for her family was unparalleled, and the time spent with them, particularly her great-grandchildren, was her most treasured possession. The memories created during these precious moments will be a comforting legacy for her family to hold onto. Pat Wethington lived a life that was rich in love, faith, and service and a journey marked by the love she gave and the lives she touched. Pat's memory will be forever etched in the hearts of her family, friends, and the community she so passionately served. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

A visitation will be held Thursday, May 9 from 2:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville.  Funeral services will be Friday,  May 10th at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church-Wentzville. Memorials can be made in honor of Pat by donations to: St. Patrick Catholic Church.