Patsy Japcinski (Baldauf)
Passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at her home. Age 90 years.
She was born September 8, 1931, in Saginaw, the daughter of the late Harold and Beatrice
(Small) Baldauf. She married Bobbie Japcinski, June 27, 1952. He preceded her in death, November 6, 1994. Patsy was a homemaker in her younger years who was known for her homemade bread, big gardens, canning, anything she could get her hands on, making Christmas cookies, candy and other sweets for days each year. She would give most of it away. In later years, she loved Bingo, knitting, crocheting and going to the Casino. Most of all, she loved her family and always tried to keep track of all of us, keeping us on the straight and narrow path.
Surviving are her six children, Sue and the late Michael Burkey, Clare, MI; Amy and Donald Younkin, Gladwin, MI; Michael and Meryl Japcinski, Madison, OH; Barbara Melton, Chesaning, MI; Katherine and Greg Griffith, Jackson, TX; Jennifer and Jeffrey Kline, Chesaning, MI; sixteen grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren; her twin brother and his wife, Harold and Janet Baldauf. She was predeceased by twin infant sons, a grandson, Michael, a great granddaughter, Heather and a sister, Beatrice.
The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 12, 2022 at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Rd. Rev. Dr. William L. Morris will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may visit with family at the funeral chapel from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a Breast Cancer charity or the charity of their choice. www.casefuneralhome.com