Patricia A. Rowley died Thursday, August 19, 2021, after a long illness.
Pat “Trish” was born February 25, 1955, in Gaylord, Michigan, to George and Grace (Donovan) Rowley. She graduated from Gaylord St. Mary Cathedral High School in 1973.
Pat was a talented singer, pianist, guitar player, cook, knitter, and seamstress. Gardening was another of her favorite past times.
Pat is survived by her partner, best friend, and ever-present and loving caregiver, Guy Williams of Vanderbilt. She is also survived by her mother, Grace Rowley of Gladwin, MI; her son, Nicholas (Nikki) Holewinski and their children, little Nick & Keira of Colorado; her daughter, Jessi (Ben) Sprafka of California; brother, Jim (Judy) Rowley of East Jordan, MI; sisters, Jane (Glenn) Smith of Beaverton, MI and Mary (Pat) King of Fargo, North Dakota; as well as several nieces, nephews.
Pat’s family would like to thank Guy’s daughters for all they did to support Pat and their dad and Pat’s high school friends who have showered her with love. The almost daily cards Pat received during her illness meant so much to her.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Pat’s life will take place in the future.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Cathedral Schools or to Hospice of Michigan, through the Nelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.