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“To the Horton Family, I was sorry to hear about your mom.s passing. I enjoyed my many visits with her and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Robbie Grinley - St. Joseph, MI

“Mrs. Horton was a beautiful lady inside and out. She touched the lives of so many people and will live on in the hearts and cherished memories of...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Denise Varney Gersonde - MI

“Dear Bob, Janet and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mother's are pretty special people in our lives. I hope that the memories you have will...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Maureen Ott - Berrien Center, MI

“We are so sorry hear of her passing.She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by all.Our prayers go out to your family. Art & Pat Varney ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Art and Pat Varney - MI - Friend

“Gary and Barb...We are sadden to hear the news of Mrs. Horton passing. Know that your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Pat and Ed Lyons - Wilmington, DE

“With our deepest sympathy, Ed and Jeanie Zemke ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanie Zemke - Gainesville, GA

“I have so many vivid memories of my wonderful Aunt Pat and Uncle Bob and spending many a happy time at their home with my cousins. Even though she...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Michele (O'Leary) Pavlacka - FL


Patricia Horton, 83, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph with her family at her side.

A Celebration of Life Eternal will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 E. Glenlord Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Noah Headrick officiating. Burial will follow at North Shore Memory Gardens in Coloma. Friends may visit from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Those wishing to share a memory of Patricia online may do so at www.starks-mencinger.com.

Patricia was born March 7, 1930 in Benton Harbor, MI to William & Marion (Wise) O'Leary. On August 8, 1947 she married Robert Horton in Benton Harbor, MI. Patricia was a full time homemaker who kept a busy schedule caring for her family. She also worked for Vergot Farms for many years. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and was very involved with the Alter Guild and Ladies Guild. She also volunteered at Lakeland Hospital. Patricia was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.

Patricia is survived by her children Gary (Barbara) Horton of Stevensville, MI, Robert (Gail) Horton of Coloma, MI, Janet (Donald) Bomke of St. Joseph, Chris (Patti) Horton of Suffolk, VA, and Linda (Russell) Ewalt of Berrien Springs, MI; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and brother Eugene O'Leary. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Elaine Cole and brothers John Paine and Richard O'Leary.