Patricia Wagner, age 85, of Dryden, MI died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at McLaren Flint Region Medical Center of Flint, MI. Patricia Catherine Daley was born July 30, 1935 in Birmingham, MI. She was the daughter of the late Nelson and the late Catherine (Patterson) Daley. Pat was a graduate of Dryden High School, Class of 1953. She married Nicholas Wagner, Jr. on March 4, 1960 in Capac, MI. Nick died on Friday, May 14, 2021 within 24 hours of Pat’s death. They have lived all of their married life in the Dryden area.

Pat was a teacher’s aide at the Dryden Elementary School for several years. She also worked as a sales clerk at Thorne’s Clothing Store in Lapeer for several years. She participated in many functions of the Attica and Dryden United Methodist Churches (the JOY Circle – a ladies group, food banks and harvest dinners). Pat was an excellent baker, and when younger enjoyed cross-stitch and embroidery.

She is survived by her son, Allen (Linda) Wagner of Dryden, MI; daughter-in-law, Claudia Larson of Waterford, MI; sister, Nancy Wagner of Dryden, MI; sister-in-law, Phyllis Letson of Royal Oak; brother-in-law, Ray Norton of Howell; grandchildren, Brian (Sara) Larson, Mike (Rebecca) Larson, Ashley Wagner, Allison Wagner, Mercedes West, Andy (Jennifer) Wagner; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pat and Nick were preceded in death by sons, James Larson and Craig Wagner, Sr.; grandson, Craig Wagner, Jr.; sisters and brothers and in-laws: Joan (Charles) Willwerth, Shirley (Wagner) VanBuskirk, Josephine (Wagner) Massimilla, Blanche (Wagner) Kozlowski, Marie (Wagner) Norton and John Wagner.

A graveside service for Pat and Nick will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Mulholland St., Dryden, MI. Reverend Ron Rouse, pastor of the Attica United Methodist Church, will officiate. Their burial will immediately follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dryden.

The family will be available for visiting hours from 2-5 and 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021 and from 10-11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

Friends may gather in the south section of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dryden a little before noon for the graveside services.

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