Frances “Pat” Phillips

Frances “Pat” Phillips

Frances “Pat” Phillips of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away Friday, October 07, 2011, in Kalamazoo. She spent her last day with her family and she was full of smiles.

Pat was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Born November 2, 1940 in Otsego to Irvin and Ethel (Fletcher) Fuller, she was a lifelong resident of the area. In 1973 she began working for the Kellogg Biological Station, retiring in 1995 after over 20 years of service. In her leisure time she enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles, and her cats and dog. Pat loved her family and was always ready to feed them.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, James Phillips; son, Randy (Missie) Phillips; daughter, Patti (Bab) Phillips; five grandchildren, James, Joseph, Hope, Michelle and Ryan; four great-grandchildren, Aiden, Chase, Lexi and Olivia; sisters, Rosey Oetman, Jenny (Ron) Pillars and Carol (Dale) Wiley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bud and Ray Fuller; two sisters, Donna Stewart and Bea Syers.

Friends may visit with her family from 1 to 4 P.M. Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park – North.

Contributions in memory of Pat may be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation.

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  1. Debbie Junglas says:

    I am terribly sorry for your loss.i really loved aunt pat she was a wonderful lady the best.she will be missed dearly.

  2. Jan Jameson says:

    Only knew “Ma” Briefly,but in that time,i knew she was somethin special! My thoughts and Prayers to the entire family.

  3. connie krug says:

    Thinking of you in these hard times. May God Bless you and your family

  4. Bab says:

    I miss you mom

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