2012-11-29 / Obituaries

Patricia M. Willour


Patricia M. Willour Patricia M. Willour Longtime Manistique resident, Patricia M. Willour, 90, passed away on Nov. 19, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Pat Pelon, in Gladstone, Mich.

She was born June 11, 1922, in Fibre, Mich., one of 12 children of the late John and Lillian (Sylvester) Dougherty. She moved to Manistique at the age of seven and attended Manistique area schools.

On May 1, 1941, the former Patricia M. Dougherty married Leo G. Willour in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique. Leo preceded her in death on July 18, 1979.

Pat was employed in the housekeeping department at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique for 30 years, retiring in 1984.

She attended the First Baptist Church of Manistique. She enjoyed doing needlework and going to Hardee’s with her friends for daily coffee.

Pat is survived by her daughters, Margaret “Pat” (Richard Juneau) Pelon of Gladstone and Helen (Fred) Peek of Madison, Ala.; son, Robert Willour of Clinton Township, Mich.; five grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Donald (Patricia) Dougherty of Manistique; along with several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, George, Jack, Robert, Harold, Frank and Archie Dougherty; sisters, Merle Gonczy, Lois Dougherty, Lillian Barber and Katherine LaFave.

Visitation was 1:30-3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, at the First Baptist Church in Manistique. Funeral services followed at 3 p.m., at the church, with Reverend Jay Martin officiating. Burial followed in Lakeview Cemetery at Manistique.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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