Patricia Jean Brucki, 82, of South Haven, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. She was born September 12, 1936 to Samuel and Agnus (Taveirne) Patterson in Peru, Illinois. Patricia worked for Yellow Freight in Joliet, Illinois before retiring in 1999. She enjoyed gardening, making rosaries from rose petals, and sailing aboard her “Dragon Lady” sailboat. She most of all cherished her time spent with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the St. Basil Catholic Church in South Haven.
She is preceded in death along with her parents by children – Sue Anne and David Brucki, brother – James Patterson, and former husband – Jerry Brucki.
Patricia is survived by her children – Paul Brucki, Mary (Jon Isom) Marr, Margie (Terry) Walsh, Kris (David) Sheehy, and Katia (Skiff) Skiffington, brother – William (Betty) Patterson, and twin-sister – Pamela Miller. Eleven grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive.
Private family services have been held.