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Patricia  Joanne (Stover) "Pat" DePoy

Patricia Joanne (Stover) "Pat" DePoy
  • May 5, 1932 - January 23, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Pleasantview Family Church
    2601 Lacey Road
    Dowling, MI 49050

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“My Mom and I wish to express our condolences to all you kids in the loss of your Mom. I am so sorry for your loss. My Mom is my best friend, I don...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kim Landrum - Constantine, MI

“Condolences. May your many wonderful memories of Mrs. Patricia DePoy warm your heart and put a smile on your face. May you have faith in Jesus'...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: - MD

“Kerry, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Worst day of my life when it happened to me. You are in my prayers. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dave Marlatt - Galesburg, MI

“So sorry to hear about Pat. We worked at the VA at the time she worked there too. She was nice and we really enjoy her as a co- worker! Our sincere...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Nina and Nector Santos - Ladson, SC

“Dear Kerry, Lynda, Shara and Bill,I am so very sorry for your loss. My love and prayers are with each of you with deepest sympathy.I am so very...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Misty Standish - Kalamazoo, MI

“Kerry, Redge, Shelley, Jim and all of Aunt Pats loved ones,She's in God's hands and at peace with no more earthly pain or suffering. Hold your happy...Read More »
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Patricia Joanne (Stover) DePoy of Battle Creek, MI

Pat, age 85, died Tuesday evening, January 23, 2018 at Glen Cross Hospice Residence, Battle Creek, with her loving family at her side.

Pat, the daughter of Emery and Lydia (Loos) Stover, was born in Niles, MI on May 5, 1932. She was a 1950 graduate of Niles High School. She retired in 1997 after 12 years in Quality Management at the VA Medical Center in Battle Creek. Pat was a member of the Pleasantview Family Church of Dowling and had been a member of the Battle Creek B.P.O. Elks Lodge # 131, and the Eagles Aerie # 229.

Pat was united in marriage to Leslie James DePoy in Three Oaks, MI on September 15, 1950 and he preceded her in death on May 22, 1989. Surviving is her daughter, Michele D. (William) O'Connor of Flushing, MI; two sons, Kerry R. (Lynda) DePoy and Redge L. DePoy, both of Portage, MI and her sister Delores of Niles MI, four grandchildren, Shara (Bill) Fowler, Katie (Matt), William O'Connor and Kevin O'Connor. Also surviving is her very special friend and partner in adventure, James Pollock of Holland MI. Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Lydia and Emery; sisters, Claudine and Vicky and her brother, Larry.

Pat was an avid bicyclist and rode many Michigander and PALM (Pedal Across Lower Michigan) bicycle tours across the state. Her last being the PALM in 2011 at age 79 from the shore of Lake Michigan to the shore of Lake Huron totaling over 300 miles. She also enjoyed gardening and Big Band music.

Pat's family will greet friends on Monday, January 29th from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The Funeral Service to celebrate Pat's life will be held on Monday at Noon at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek, with the Rev. Steven S. Olmstead, Pastor of the Pleasantview Family Church of Dowling, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Kalamazoo, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Pat's honor may be directed to the Pleasantview Family Church, 2601 Lacey Road, Dowling, MI 49050.