Patricia was a graduate of Lansing Eastern High School and lifetime member of St. Mary Cathedral in Lansing. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Cecil Rials; her sister, Pauline Brandenburg; along with many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. Patricia was preceded in death by 11 siblings.
Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Bernard L. Reilly at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2011, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. with the Rosary to be prayed at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mother Teresa House in Patricia’s memory.