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Patricia Ann Craven

October 7, 1939 — June 30, 2024

Owosso

     Patricia Ann "Pat" Craven, age 84, of Elsie, MI, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Ovid Healthcare Center, Ovid, MI. 
     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI, at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, July 5, 2024. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Elsie, MI. Visitation will be held on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. 
     Pat was born in Carson City, Michigan on October 7, 1939, the daughter of Fredrick Allen and Sophie Pauline (Demenov) Noonan. She graduated from Elsie High School with the Class of 1957. Pat married Lyle Francis Craven on July 6, 1958, at the Eureka Congregational Christian Church. They were blessed with 45 years prior to his passing on August 28, 2003. 
      Pat was a nurse tech at Owosso Memorial Hospital for 10 years. She also worked at the Elsie Public Library for many years. She enjoyed baking, cooking, and watching cooking shows. Pat shared her love for cooking, and baking with her grandchildren. Pat liked reading, bird watching, and she looked forward to her nail appointments. Most of all, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. 
      She is survived by her children: Linda Bernath of DeWitt, MI; Laura Holland of Brant, MI; Darlene and James Hunt of Owosso, MI; James and Margaret Craven of Grand Rapids, MI; Sara and Darrin McCullough of North Carolina. She is also survived by grandchildren: Nick, Joe and Carliegh Bernath, Darrell and Kyle LaClair, Shannon Rostar, BreAnna and Kelsi Craven, Makalia Moffit, Katrina Washnock, Mark Brown, Lyle-Olivia, Lyncoln, and Elsie McCullough, and great-grandchildren: Scarlett and Anastasia Bernath, Elliette, Maizie, and Kyzer LaClair, Jordan Hunt, Madelyn and Connor Allen, Colt, Paisley, and Emyrson Butcher, Mason and Nathan Moffit, Hailey, Jackson and Parker Brown, Peyton, Jojo and Aiden Washnock, Henry, Oliver, and Aria Grace. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lyle, granddaughter Danielle LaClair, great-granddaughter Gianna Grace, and her brother Max Noonan.
      Memorials may be made to the Elsie Public Library. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan.

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Visitation

Friday, July 5, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 5, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Burial

Friday, July 5, 2024

Riverside Cemetery

Upton Rd, Elsie, MI 48831

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