Patricia A. Marenger, age 86, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019, at Pinecrest Medical Facility.
Patricia was born February 20, 1933, in Escanaba, the daughter of Lloyd and Clarena (Billings) Garrett. She attended Escanaba Area Schools and graduated in 1951.
Pat worked at Michigan Bell before her children were born. After that, she chose to stay home and raise her family. When her children were older, she worked at Delta County Credit Union. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She lived a life of love and devotion to family.
Over the years, Pat and Wally enjoyed the company of many friends. Some of her favorite things were traveling with her husband, bridge club with friends, reading, cribbage, and summer trips to the family cottage. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed.
Patricia is survived by:
2 Sons: Paul (Tina) Marenger of Escanaba, MI
Matthew (Holly) Marenger of Escanaba, MI
2 Daughters: Mary Pat (Dennis) Leveille of Vulcan, MI
Michelle Marenger of Marquette, MI
Daughter-in-law: Doris Cayer
Grandchildren: Josh (Amber), Allen, Mavric and Patty Marenger; Jill (Brent) Boone, Scott (Mindy) Wendrick, Rob (Ali) Leveille, Rachelle (Jake) Eisenschink, Dennis, and David Leveille; Nichole and Megan Marenger; Zach and Drew Scott; Garrett (Halle), Jacob, Matthew (Sam Rosa), Grace, Elizabeth, and Isabel Marenger
Great-Grandchildren: Noah, Dominic, Amandine, Clarena, and Audra Boone; Alexa Wendrick, Elliott Marenger, and Cana Leveille.
Brother-in-law: Richard Marenger (Kay Maynard) Sister-in-law: Mildred Marenger. Sister-in-law: Mary Beauchamp (Gerald)
In addition to her parents and husband, Patricia is preceded in death by:
Son: Michael Marenger
Sister and Brother-in-law: Jean and Don Seymour
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Edward and Irene Marenger
Great-Granddaughter: Lilah Marenger
Family will receive friends Monday, July 29, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 5:30 PM at St. Joseph and St. Patrick’s Parish in Escanaba with Rev. Fr. Timothy Ferguson officiating. A luncheon will follow in the parish hall. Patricia will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Marenger family.