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Patricia  A. "Pat"  Treadwell

Patricia A. "Pat" Treadwell
  • March 20, 1926 - April 13, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Baseline United Methodist Church
    9617 Baseline Road
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • NorthPointe Woods Employee Christmas Fund
    700 North Avenue
    Battle Creek, MI 49017

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“Jim, Judy, David and family,I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Pat was so very caring and kind. She was one of my 4-H cooking teachers and I...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jill Misurelli - Pleasant Prairie, WI

“Jim, Judy, David and families: Aunt Pat will always be remembered for her kindness, pleasant personality, and culinary skills. We have fond memories...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Larry VanSyckle - Brooklyn, MI

“Judy, David and Jim, My deepest sympathy to you and your families. Pat was a wonderful neighbor and friend to our family. She was a kind and...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Fabiano - Lansing, MI

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Donna Head - Coworker

“I knew Pat from 6C at Leila. I started right after graduation. Loved working with her. She taught me so much and was so wonderful to our patients. My...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Lillibridge - Coworker

“Jim and Judy,Our deepest condolences. Your mother was a special person! What a long productive life she lived. God bless you!Steve LeeserRichmond, TX ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: steven leeser - richmond, TX

“Pat was a special lady! I worked with her at Leila back in the day. I always enjoyed her and we shared many stories! Condolences to the family. ...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Keese - Battle Creek, MI

“WOW!! What a wonderful life Pat lived!!She was my neighbor on M78 when I was first married, 1965-71, I remember her and Jim fondly. Our paths...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Susan (Hyslop, Rudd) Fentress - MI

“Jim,I am very sorry for your mom's passing. I hope all is as well as it can be in this hard time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Cole - Battle Creek, MI

“Jim and Judy so sorry, my sympathy. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Kellogg

“To the Treadwell Family,Oh what a journey Pat had, a long and Blessed life for sure.I am so sorry for your loss and send my thoughts and prayers to...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Anne Clark - Battle Creek, MI

“Dear LORD,May the family be comforted in this time of sorrow.Be with Jim, Judy, and David during the weeks to come.Hold their families in the palm of...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Burr - Lansing, MI - friend


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Patricia A. Treadwell, 94, of Battle Creek, died April 13, 2020. Pat was born March 20, 1926 in Cleveland, OH to Harold and Margaret (MacLachlan) Humiston. A life-long resident of Battle Creek, Pat moved to the farm in Pennfield Township at age 6 and resided there until 2018.

Pat attended a one room school house in Pennfield Township through the 9th grade and then graduated from Battle Creek Central in 1942. She then entered the nursing program at St. Camillus School of Nursing at Borgess Hospital and received her R.N. Degree in 1947. Initially while at St. Camillus, she was a Cadet in the Army sponsored nursing program.

After graduation Pat was employed by Leila Hospital for 40 years. She then worked at Springhill for two years before retiring from nursing.

Pat was a lifelong member of Baseline United Methodist Church where she participated in choir, women's circles and church leadership. She was also active as a 4-H leader for many years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, reading and swimming. She liked to watch the Detroit Tigers and Michigan State Basketball and was a volunteer for the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen.

Pat married Richard "Dick" Treadwell on October 16, 1948 at Baseline United Methodist Church. They were married for 66 years until his passing in 2014. She was also preceded in death by a son, Paul and her sister, Virginia Terry.

Pat is survived by her daughter, Judith Robertson of Westminster, CO.; two sons, James (Colette) and David, both of Battle Creek; a daughter-in-law, Gloria, of Battle Creek; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Pat's wishes were to have her body donated to medical science. Memorial donations may be made to Baseline United Methodist Church or the Northpointe Woods Employee Christmas Fund. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.