Pat went to be with her Lord, Saturday, March 26, 2022, surrounded by her family at Vicinia Gardens in Otsego.
She was born November 21, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Ora and Mary Geneva (Spencer) Welker. For 36 years Pat worked at Parker Hannifin until her retirement in 1993. She served on the Otsego City Commission for 3 years and Otsego United Way for 5 years. Pat was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Otsego.
In her free time Pat enjoyed golfing, gardening and traveling. She was a long time member of the First Congregational Church quilters and made many quilts for the homeless. Most of all Pat loved attending her grandchildren’s events and traveling and spending time with her friends the “Golden Girls”. On August 16, 1947 she married Everett Dutton who passed away in 1989.
Surviving are her children, Kathy (Larry) Meert of Cooper, David (Jackie) Dutton of Otsego and Tom Dutton of Otsego; grandchildren, Todd (Courtney) Meert, Scott (Amy) Meert, Shelley (Rob) Harrington, Chad (Nicki) Dutton, Jammie (Matt) Dunklee, Chip (Tina) Austin and Guy (Tricia) Austin; 14 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father and step-mother, Ora and Florence Welker; mother and step-father, Mary Geneva and George Stricklin; husband and daughter-in-law, Connie Dutton.
Friends may meet with Pat’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at the First Congregational Church of Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Todd Meert officiating.
Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.