Patricia was an alumnus of Riverdale School and graduated from Lansing Sexton High School. She retired from Alma Piston Company following 20 years of service.
She is survived by her children, Timothy (Dawn) Reams and Debbie (Jeff) Rosenkranz; 4 grandchildren, Allyson, Amie, Annie and Krissy; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Janice (John) Stevens and Sue (Larry) Wright; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Chuck LaPaugh.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.