Patricia Lou Watkins, 78, Etna Green, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, in Kosciusko Community Hospital with her family at her side.
Pat was born May 25, 1938, to the Calvin and Edna (Phillips) Blosser at South Bend. She was a graduate of Wakarusa High School and a longtime area resident. Pat married Lewis W. Watkins Oct. 18, 1958, at Wakarusa; he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1998.
Pat had worked with fiberglass at Coral Glass of Bremen and Holiday Rambler in Wakarusa. She enjoyed her friends at the Etna Green Cafe, bowling in league competition, going to auctions and antiques.
Pat is survived by her daughter: Tammy (Terry) Borggren, Plymouth; grandchildren: Jeremy (Morgan) Borggren, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Erica Borggren, Cincinnati, Ohio; and great-grandchildren: Ellie; and Leo. Also surviving is her sister-in-law: Charlotte Blosser, Syracuse; and her best friend: Shirley Morris, Bourbon. She also loved her many nieces and nephews. Pat was especially close to: Linda; Wanda; Mark; and Seth. She will be greatly missed by all. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter: Michelle Watkins; sisters: Betty Studebaker; Doris Byrket; and Lois Berry; brothers: Jerry; Denny; Max; John; Eugene; Bill; and Paul.
A service will be held at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, Bourbon, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Family will welcome friends from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Burial will follow at Hepton Union Cemetery, Nappanee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice in her memory.
Deaton Clemens Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in arranging the services of Patricia Watkins.