Patricia Ann Konke, 70, of Caseville, died Wednesday, February 13. 2013 at her home while under hospice care.
Patricia was born June 13, 1942 in Detroit to the late Emerson and Helen (Kujowski) Tighe. She was part of the first graduating class from Regina High School in Harper Woods in 1960. In 1976 she moved from Sterling Heights to Caseville. She was a onetime owner of the Bella Vista Inn and a longtime manager of Dufty’s Blue Water Inn. Patricia was a member of the Caseville Eagles Auxiliary. A loving friend to many, she enjoyed bowling, dancing and playing pool. Her beloved shih tzus Oscar, Ike and Mike were dear to her.
She is survived by her beloved companion Ronald Randall; children Laura Konke of Bay City, Kathleen Konke of Ohio, Nick Konke (Donna Meixner) of Hamtramck, Frank Konke (Sandy Mettes) of Caseville, Tina Konke (Amy Mazzara) of Macomb, and Bridgett (Junior) Eash of Ohio; son-in-law Roger Stoner of Rochester Hills; grandchildren Amanda, Eric, Frankie, Johnny Jr., Jessica K., Erica, Jessica H., Steven, Brooke, Chance, Austin and Bradon; great-grandchildren Alicia, Cadence, Scarlett, Sophia, Jaiymeson, Max and Skylynn; several nieces and nephews; and the father of her children Frank Konke Sr. of Troy.
She was preceded in death by her son John Konke in 1998 and her brothers Donald, Gerald, Buddy and Thomas Tighe.
A funeral mass will be at 11:00 am Saturday, February 16th at St. Roch Catholic Church with Fr. Robert Pare presiding. Burial will be in St. Roch Cemetery.
Visitation will be Noon to 9 pm Friday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel of Caseville. She will lie in-state one hour prior to mass on Saturday in church. There will be a rosary at 7:30 Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared at www.cfcCaseville.com