Patricia Anne Brunette

ESCANABA — Patricia Anne Brunette, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center.

She was born in Escanaba on March 16, 1937, the daughter of Hubert and Sarah (Bryant) Roberts. Patricia attended Escanaba schools.

On Feb. 18, 1956, Patricia married Rene Brunette in Escanaba.

Patricia worked at the Ranchhouse Restaurant, Lee Studio, Westend Drug Store, Sav Mor, Michigan Hotel, Mickey Pasties and most recently as a cashier at the Island Resort and Casino.

Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family.

Among the survivors include her children, Terry Brunette (Daise Randall) of Escanaba, Lorie (Roger) Tourangeau of Wilson, Lisa (Greg) Jander of Bark River, Renee Brunette of Bark River, Rene Brunette Jr. of Bark River; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Denise (Dick) Weber; brothers, James (Mabel), Raymond (Elizabeth), Hubert (Janet), Dennis (Janet), and Thomas (Alice) Roberts; and sister-in-law, Nancy Roberts.

In addition to her husband and parents, Patricia was also preceded in death by her grandchildren, Troy and Paige Brunette; sister, Jacquline Mullins; and brothers, Jack and John Roberts.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The funeral service will follow at 5 p.m. with Pepin officiating.

Burial will take place in the Escanaba Township Cemetery. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Brunette family.