Patricia R. "Patty" Pearson, age 64, of Otsego, MI went home to be with her Lord, to lie in the grass and look up at the blue sky and to see her daddy's face, on her 47th wedding anniversary, Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was born in Plainwell on July 9, 1952, the daughter of Kenneth and Betty (Dekilder) McLaughlin. Patty had worked at several area businesses including, Boulter's Gifts in Otsego, Bright World in Kalamazoo, Neurosurgery of Kalamazoo and had also sold Avon and taught aerobics. In her spare time Patty loved going shopping in Shipshewana and decorating for Halloween and Christmas. On January 10, 1970 at St. Margaret Catholic Church she married her grade school sweetheart, Michael Pearson who survives. Also surviving are their 2 beautiful children, Amy Arlene and Michael Kenneth who were her strength to live every day; her loving grandsons, Joshua and Jacob Wood who kept her life happy every day; her wonderful son-in law, Bill Wood who rescued her from time to time; her mother, Betty McLaughlin; sister, Sandy (Gary) Zantello; her in-laws, the Pearson family who always supported and prayed for her; special friends, Sharon Watson, Debbie DeYoung, Elizabeth Zadney and Ted Martin, without their support she wouldn't have gotten through many days and her beloved kitty, Callie Mae. She was preceded in death by her father and many extended relatives. Friends may meet with Patty's family from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with a Rosary Service at 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Margaret Catholic Church, Otsego with Rev. Fr. Ben Huynh and Rev. Fr. Donald Klingler officiating. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Watson Township. Contributions in memory of Patty may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice of Allegan or St. Margaret Catholic School.