Patricia Aran “Patty”  Bonner, 63, passed away February 4, 2020, in her home with her family by her side in Gaylord, MI.

A celebration of life/open house will be held February 8 and 9 from 4:00 p.m. into the evening at her home located at 1895 Red Pine Drive, Gaylord, MI 49735.

Patty was born September 6, 1956, in Flint, MI, to Richard and Ethel (Murphy) Luther and was one of four daughters.

Patty graduated from Flushing High School in 1974.  She then studied to become a dental assistant in Ypsilanti, MI, and obtained a degree.  She then moved to California, where she married and had two sons.  She later moved back to Gaylord, MI in 1989 to be close to family and raise her children.  She had a 30-year career at N’Orthopedics PC in Gaylord, MI as the Clinic Manager.

Patty devoted her life to selfless acts of kindness and respect to those around her – especially her family.  She was loved by those who knew her and always injected humor and a positive outlook to all situations.  Her interests included family, collecting, music, attending concerts, crafting, and reading. She devoted much of her time and energy as a Mother and Grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Susan.

Patty is survived by her children, Raif and Sean (Lynn); grandchildren, Aidan, Chloe, Carson and Peyton; sister, Jane; nephews, Richard and David (Nicole); niece, Meredith; stepmother, Isabel and a bounty of other family and friends near and far.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aidan Bonner College Fund and sent to 1895 Red Pine Drive, Gaylord, MI 49735.