Obituary of Patricia Ann Yape
Patricia Ann Yape, age 78, of Deerfield, passed away March 26, 2021 at St. Anne Hospital in Toledo. Patricia was born January 15, 1943 in Deerfield, Michigan to Earl and Rose (Rybka) Tubbs. Patricia attended Deerfield High School and Stautzenburger College. On August 20, 1966 Patricia married Larry Yape at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield, and he survives. Patricia was member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield, where she was Sunday School secretary when the kids were small, and a Bible school teacher. She was also a member of the St. Paul’s Handbell Choir. Patricia was a volunteer helper at Deerfield Schools. 4-H sewing leader for the Deerfield Lucky Clovers.
Patricia worked for H&R Block in Toledo for 34 years. She was a member of the Blissfield Red Hats. A member of the Monday Club in Tecumseh, Longtime member of Cool Cats golf League at Ottawa Park Golf Course in Toledo, and another at Bedford Hills Golf Club in Lambertville. Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family especially, she enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s soccer and volleyball games.
In addition to her husband Larry, Patricia is survived by her children; James (Jennifer) Yape of Palmyra, and Karyn Yape of Deerfield; Her grandchildren; Joscelyn Yape, and Jillian Yape. Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, brother; Gerald Tubbs, sister; Marlene Tubbs, and a son; Phillip Yape.
Visitation for Patricia will be held Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 4-8 pm at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing regulations, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and face coverings are required. Funeral Services for Patricia will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield, with Pastor Joshua Rinas officiating. Visitation will also be taking place from 10 am until the time of service. Burial will follow at Deerfield Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.
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