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“Pat was a very special lady. I really enjoyed being in the Bell Choir with her! So cheerful and patient! Love and prayers, ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Ginny Jones - Bedford, IN

“A great lady and a great teacher. I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your families. Thank you for allowing Mrs. Endris to share her...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Doug Hamilton - Puyallup, WA

“You were always my favorite. Thank you for being not just my teacher, but also my friend. ”
3 of 33 | Posted by: Matt Robbins - Bedford, IN

“Although I had some terrific teachers during my school years in Bedford, Mrs. Endris was exceptional! Not only did I have her in class, but also as...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Julie Short - Atlanta, GA

“In 1959-1960 I was co-editor of the Stone City Student with Linda (Lewis). I spent a lot of time with Mrs.Endris, even going to her home on Sat....Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Sally Alesia - Bedford, IN

“Pat was a nice lady, I enjoyed talking to her and helping her do things, like organize her room or help her pick out outfits. She had interesting...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Morgan Bartlett - Evansville, IN

“To Mark and the rest of the family. Your Mom always treated me so well - both at school and hanging with you at the house in our younger days. She...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Larry Cole - Windermere, FL

“Will keep the family in our prayers, she was such a nice lady and an inspirational teacher! ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Brenda & Ed Fiddler - Bedford, IN

“Mrs. Endris was one of those special teachers that impact your life long after you're no longer in the classroom. She brought more to the classroom...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Terry Thurman - Indianapolis, IN

“Jackie,Sorry about your loss..Your Mother was truly one of a kind and a great Lady..Mariane and Jan Buker ”
10 of 33 | Posted by: Mariane & Jan Buker - IN

“My prayers are with the family of one of my favorite teachers during this difficult time. She was a wonderful person and helped make my time in...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Lisa Meadway - Bedford, IN

“Pat was adviser for the Bedford High School student newspaper my senior year (1957) when I was photographer. She and LaVonne Gratzer and I worked...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: James Robbins - Melbourne, FL

“Mrs.Endris was a wonderful person and a great teacher. She was the only person that could make english fun. She touched many people in her lifetime. ...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Darlene Webster - Bedford, IN

“I will always remember Pat's smiling face and happy laugh. She will be missed by me and many others. ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Mindy (Endris) Lingo - AR

“Please accept our deepest sympathy for you and your family. ”
15 of 33 | Posted by: Richard and Michele Bohling - IN

“Jackie, Sorry for your loss. Your mom was a good lady. I actually learned in her class. My thoughts are with you. ”
16 of 33 | Posted by: Stan Roberts - Nashville, TN

“Mark and Jackie, so sorry for your loss. I think you both know that I had a great deal of respect and love for both Jack and your mother. I always...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Gary and Donna Kopp - Crandall, IN

“So sorry for you loss, she is a very neat lady. You are all in my prayers. ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Stephanie Mason - Bedford, IN

“We have lost a great lady. She was one of the best teachers I ever had from my K-12 years in Bedford through a masters degree from IU. I learned so...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Shirley Hutton Megnin - IN

“Mrs. Endris was my homeroom teacher at BHS & my English teacher. She was one of my favorites. ”
20 of 33 | Posted by: Ann Burks Baker - Bedford, IN

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers.We are so sorry for your loss. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Marty,Deb,Garrett&Delanie Smith - IN

“Condolences to Mrs. Endris' family. Pat was more than just my teacher, she was a friend. And Jack was my father's friend. The saddest part of getting...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Ronal D. Brock - Bedford, IN

“May God's arms wrap around you to strengthen you and grant you peace at this sad time. We have many fond memories of traveling together with the ...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Merian & Wanda Jones - Osteen, FL

“Jackie, Mark and families, You all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow. ”
24 of 33 | Posted by: Ralph & Janice Southerland - IN

“I have many fond memories of Mrs. Endris...she was always a great mentor. RIP ”
25 of 33 | Posted by: Debbi Knight - Bloomington, IN

“My thoughts & prayers are with the family. Pat was a great lady. ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Sally (Hammel)Warren - Bedford, IN

“Jackie and family, Sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a special lady. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time. ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: Bruce & Dawn - IN

“Jackie, Mark and families So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was one of the best teachers I had. Loved working with her on the Stone City...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Patty Quin McCormick - Zionsville, IN

“Had her for a teacher in high school. She was very nice and you were able to learn from her. RIP Mrs. Endris ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: Dee (Richard) Anderson - Bedford, IN

“Pat was one of the most influential people in my life. I was privileged to have her as my supervisor for 10 years, & I still talk about her influence...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Marsha Turner-Shear - Bloomington, IN

“Pat was a wonderful person. I can't imagine how to measure the positive influence she had on so many lives. Much of the success I've had in a...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Doug Fish - Colorado Springs, CO

“Words are not enough to descibe the respect and admiration we had for your mother, grandmother and sister. We are so sorry. ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Suzanne and Michael Terry - Tampa, FL

“Dear Mark and Jackie, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a great lady. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Kathy ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy Kerr Birge - Falls Church, VA


Patricia Ann Endris, 84, Bedford, died at 7:23 a.m. Monday at Johnson Christian Village, Bedford. Born Sept. 14, 1927, in Orleans, she was the daughter of Stanley Lewis and Avis (Fielder) Lewis. She married John L. "Jack" Endris on Aug. 19, 1950, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2004. She was a high school educator having taught 42 years at Needmore, Shawswick, Bedford and Bedford North Lawrence High Schools. She retired in 1993. She was a 1945 graduate of Bedford High School and obtained her Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Education from Indiana University, Bloomington. She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. She was a member of First Christian Church, Bedford, where she was active with the bell choir, an Elder, Deacon and Deaconess. She was on the Bedford Public Library Board; a member of many educational organizations; past sponsor of the Stone City Student at Bedford High School; chairman of the English Department at both Bedford and Bedford North Lawrence High Schools; an avid bowler and fan of IU, Indianapolis Colts and BNL teams; a Pink Lady of the Dunn Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; loved mushroom hunting and euchre and enjoyed traveling. She was a great friend to everybody. Surviving are one daughter, Jackie (Kevin) Robbins of Bedford; and one son, Mark Endris and fiance' Dawn Woods, also of Bedford; two grandchidlren, J.K. (Brandi) Robbins and Jessica Bunch, both of Bedford; four great-grandchildren, Grant Robbins, and Ava, Addy and Audrey Bunch, Bedford; four nieces, Liz McKenzie and Nancy Strunk of Bedford, and Kelley Wingo of Arizona and Cindy Tomes of Evansville. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two sisters, Mary Beth Dunihue and Linda Parsons. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Bedford with Pastor Bob Dailey officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford and on Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service at the church. Donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America or to the First Christian Church, Bedford.

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