Patricia Gertrude Rueffer

EVART — Patricia Gertrude Rueffer, 84, of Evart, died Dec. 2, 2011, in Evart.

Pat was born in Maple Rapids on May 10, 1927, daughter of S. LaVern and Mabel (Avery) Groom. Pat married Avrel Rueffer on May 29, 1950. She worked for many years with Doctors Jacob & Jack Bruggema in Evart.

She is survived by her daughter Rebekah and Thomas Wirt of Evart; granddaughter Diane Wirt (Charles Cart) of Ludington; grandson Daniel Wirt (Kirsten Ross) of Big Rapids; grandson David Wirt of Evart; and her great-grandchildren Kathryn Lindholm, William Cart, Loren Cart, and Gunner Wirt.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Arvel.

A funeral was held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart.

Memorial contributions are asked to be made to Hospice of Michigan.