Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 25, 2013

Patricia L. Hagerman

GLEN ARBOR — Patricia Lois (Clark) Hagerman, 82, of Glen Arbor and formerly of Hemlock, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 22, 2013.

Pat was born on Thursday, July 30, 1931, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Kenneth Eugene and Lois Mavis Katheline (Burton) Clark. She married Robert L. Hagerman on Saturday, Sept. 1, 1951, in Minneapolis.

She was a long-time member of Hemlock United Methodist Church including the UMW. She was a founder of the Children’s Story Hour at Hemlock Public Library.

She loved music and was a sustaining member of The Music House Museum in Acme. She served as President of the Hemlock Jaycee Auxiliary and helped organize celebrations to commemorate Hemlock’s centennial as well as its sesquicentennial.

After living in Hemlock for more than 40 years, she moved with her husband upon his retirement from Dow Chemical to Glen Arbor in 1995. Pat loved living in the wooded area observing the wildlife. She enjoyed bridge, baseball and her dominos group. Reading to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren was her greatest joy.

Pat is survived by her husband, Robert; son, Scott (Susan); daughter, Julie Forbes (Mark); grandchildren, Breanne (Nate) Hubbard, Ryan Forbes, Aimee (Jason) Fromholz, Shannon (Kelly) Guilbeaux, and Joshua Guilbeaux; great-grandchildren, Madison Fromholz, Jaxson Fromholz, Alexis Nickel, Payton Guilbeaux, Alivia Guilbeaux, Preston Guilbeaux and Noah Hubbard; a sister, Kathleen (Ernest) Morreim; several nieces and nephews; and her long-time friends, Nonie (James) Warner, and Jean Unger.

Besides her parents, Kenneth and Lois Clark, she was preceded in death by her son, Bobby; and her beloved dog, Molly.

A memorial service for Pat will take place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, with family friend Michael Sheehan officiating. At a later date, a memorial service will also be held in Hemlock. Interment will be in Richland Township Cemetery, Hemlock, with the cremains of her son, Bobby.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Hemlock United Methodist Church, The Cherryland Humane Society or The Music House Museum. Please share your memories of Pat with her family by visiting her tribute page at

The family is being served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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