Patricia Ann Elzinga, 74, died on July 19, 2019 at her home in the presence …
Patricia Ann Elzinga, 74, died on July 19, 2019 at her home in the presence of her loving family.
Daughter of Jim and Sophia (Krchak) Towne, Patricia was born on May 23, 1945 in Boyne City. She attended Boyne City High School and spent her life growing up and raising a family in Boyne City.
On July 18, 1964 Patricia married John Elzinga and enjoyed 55 years of marriage.
Patricia was a stay-at-home mother that spent as much time as she could with her children, grandchildren, and family. She cooked and baked for everyone and never missed a grandchild’s ball game.
Patricia knitted hats and mittens for her children. She enjoyed tending to her rose bushes. She was a kind, smart, witty women that kept you in line.
Patricia is survived by her husband John; her children: Dianne (Keith) Stewart, and Cary (Debbie); her grandchildren: Karianne (Ryan) Paquette, Kaila (Matt) Thomas, John Douglas (Lisa) Stewart, Laura (Sam) Lamper, Brandin (Heather) Elzinga, Kimberly Elzinga, Shelby Elzinga; her great grandchildren: Hunter, Jack, Coleman, Cameron, Connor, Madisson, and Amelia; and her siblings: Ralph (Geneva) Towne, Kathleen Leist, and Bill (Michele) Towne.
Preceding Patricia in death are her parents: Jim and Sophia Towne, and her husband John’s parents.
If anyone would like to make a donation in Patricia’s memory the family has suggested making it to the Cancer Crusaders of Boyne City.
A visitation for Patricia will be on July 25, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. PM at Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City. A funeral service will be officiated by Rev. David Behling on July 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. Arrangements are in the care of Stackus Funeral Home.