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(April 15, 1939 – February 9, 2011)

Patricia Lee Westphal, 71, of Midland, died at Tendercare of Tawas, on Feb. 9, 2011. Pat was born on April 15, 1939, in Midland, to the late William and Ruth (Finney) Deitsch. Pat worked for the Midland Public Schools for many years as a bus aid. She loved and enjoyed her family, especially her children and grandchildren who were the center of her life. She was also an avid bingo player. Pat is survived by her daughters, Delores (Ron) Potts of Sanford, Bonnie (David) Doepel of Columbia Heights, MN; sons, Keith (Debbie) Westphal of Midland, Jim (Daphne) Westphal of Bay City, Doug (Cherie) Westphal of Korea (US Army); grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin, Joshua, Roseanna (Mike), Renee, Ronnie, Ruth (Travis), Sarah (Michael), Katie, James, Don, Jyssica (Ryan), Cassandra, Alex; great grandson, Aaron; sisters, Dot (Norman) Retzloff of Midland, Judy (Duane) Jungman of Midland and brother, Tom (Carole) Deitsch of Midland. Pat was predeceased by her sister Glenna Deitsch. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, Feb. 14, at 11:00 am at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Reverend John Seifert officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly Sunday, Feb. 13 from 5 until 7 pm, and at the church Monday from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Those who are planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider giving to Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church or to Hospice Advantage of Bay City. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com