Patricia “Patsy” A. (Coffel) Leatherman, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Born on June 6, 1938 in Bremen, Indiana she was the daughter of James and Buelah (Netrour) Coffel. She attended Bremen High School graduating with the class of 1956.
Patricia met James in 1977 at a New Year’s Eve party and the rest was history and they were married on May 28, 1978 at Bremen Missionary Church. She worked for United Foam in Bremen, NIA in Nappanee, and Nisco before retiring in 1998.
Patsy was a woman that was full of love and joy that never went without a smile on her face. Someone that was a strong worker that always made sure that all of her children’s needs were met. She enjoyed fishing for Blue Gill, dancing, playing Bingo, attending her grandchildren’s baseball and softball games, family bonfires and going on the occasional shopping spree.
She was a member of the North Salem Church of God and Loyal Order of Moose #741 in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband James of Plymouth; children: Jackie Jones of Plymouth; Gary (Sherry) Montague of Bremen; Randy Montague, Jimmy Montague, Micky Montague, and Buck Montague of Plymouth; brothers: Donnie Coffell of Warsaw; Larry (Vicky) Coffel of Milford; 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
Patricia is preceded in death by her parents James and Buelah Coffel, son Danny Montague, daughter Bonnie Coffin, brothers: Ernie and Herman Coffel, grandchildren: Tangi Jones, Warren Coffin and great-grandchild Micah Montague.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 11-1 pm at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. Funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Bob Collier officiating.
Burial will take place in the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can be made to the North Salem Church of God, 13263 4th Rd. Plymouth, IN 46563
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