Patricia A. Lauer, age 88, of Lawton, went home to the Lord April 10, 2020. She was born July 21, 1931, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of the late Clayton and Mildred (Dean) Drake. Pat was united in marriage to Glenn S. Lauer on December 31, 1982 in Augusta, MI, and preceded her in death on November 12, 2006. Pat was also preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Van Werden and Donna DuGuay.
Pat leaves her daughter, Patricia A. (Daniel) Pratley of Lawton, two step-daughters, grandchildren, Debbie, Rachel, Liz, Laura and Stephen, along with nine great-grandchildren.
Honoring Pat’s wishes cremation has taken place. Due to the current health conditions, a memorial service will take place at First Baptist Church, in Paw Paw, at a later date. Pat will be placed to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be directed to the First Baptist Church, Paw Paw or the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission.
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First Baptist Church
32464 Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw MI 49079
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission
448 N. Burdick Street, Kalamazoo MI 49007