EDWARDSBURG, MI- Patricia Ann Butler, 89, of Edwardsburg passed away Saturday August 15, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born September 8, 1930 in Elkhart, Indiana to Leslie & Alta Mae (Acker) Kirchner.
On November 24, 1949 in Elkhart she married James S. Butler. He preceded her in death on July 2, 1987 in South Bend. Surviving are 4 children, Sam (Brenda) Butler of Dowagiac, MI, Sue (Ben) Freeze of Edwardsburg, MI, Sherry (Neil) Stewart of Tavares, FL, Dave (Mary) Butler of Three Rivers, MI; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Irene Smead of Sun City, AZ; 2 sisters-in-law, Barb Kirchner of Goshen, Ola Mae Cloud of Lonoke, Arkansas and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Doris Barrows and 4 brothers, Harold, Sonny, Gene, and Jerry Kirchner.
Pat was a volunteer at the Council on Aging in Cassopolis, MI. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, playing cards, bingo, and gardening. But most of all she loved spending time with her family. She worked in the shipping department at Selmer Band Instrument Company.
Funeral services for Pat will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday August 19, 2020 at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Rev. Dr. Thomas Stout from the Volinia Baptist Church in Volinia, MI will preside, and burial will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family for 2 hours prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Council on Aging in Cassopolis, MI.
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