Patricia Ann Lagina, 89, of Kipling, passed away Monday morning May 21, 2018, at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.
Patricia was born September 10, 1928 in Rapid River, MI, the daughter of Dallas and Mildred (Mornson) Kniskern. She was raised in Rapid River where she was a 1946 graduate of Rapid River High School.
On May 8, 1948, Patricia was united in marriage to John Peter Lagina and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Kipling. Patricia was a member of All Saints Church in Gladstone and the Gladstone Fan Club. She loved playing Bingo and collecting Precious Moments. She was an avid Detroit Tiger and Detroit Lions fan.
Patricia is survived by sons, Joseph (Janice) Lagina of Rapid River, Mike (Susan) Lagina of Gladstone, Perry (Raeann) Lagina of Summerville, S.C., Paul (Mary) Lagina of Gladstone, and Jack (Kim) Lagina of Green Bay, Wis.; grandchildren, Chris, Jim (Peggy), Gabriel (Angie), Joshua, Courtney, Nicholas (Robin), Justin (Kristen), Hannah, Kara (Alex) and Samantha; and great-grandchildren, Carson, Brent, Luke, Payton, Kelsey, Luka, Olivia, Isaac, Andrew, Jackson, Cadence, Hudson and Dexter, sisters, Marion Parks of Claremore, Oklahoma and Alice Bergeron of Rapid River, MI. Patricia is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Dallas and Mildred, husband, John Peter on September, 6, 2017, brother, Arthur Kniskern and sisters, Mildred Kniskern.
Patricia’s family will receive friends on Friday June 1, 2018 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 6:00 p.m. at All Saints Church in Gladstone with Rev. Fr. Brian Gerber officiating. Luncheon will be served in the All Saints Church Parish Hall following mass. Patricia will be laid to rest in the Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone. The Lagina family gives special thanks to all the staff at Bishop Noa Home for the care they gave for John and Patricia. Also, to Patricia’s roommate, Doris Hansen, for her comfort and compassion towards Patricia.
The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.