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Patricia Junker

1932 - 2015

Patricia O. Junker age 82 of Rogers City,formerly of Grosse Pointe
passed away January 1, 2015 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

She was born July 30, 1932 in Detroit
to James and Mabel (Stanley) Otey.

On June 26, 1954 she married John William Junker Jr. in Detroit.
Mrs, Junker taught music in the Detroit Public Schools for many years.
She continued teaching in her own studio until her retirement at age 75,
Pat earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Wayne State
University. Mr. and Mrs. Junker moved to Rogers City in 2014.

Pat is survived by:
her husband, John;
6 children, Susan (Kevin) Critzer of Wilson, Wyoming,
Laura (John) Monaghan of Oak Park, Illinois,
Jodi (Dan) Collard of Huron Beach,
James Brian (Cindy) Junker of Rochester,
Wendy (Raj) Nair of Saline, and
John Erich (Elizabeth) Junker of Grosse Pointe;
8 grandchildren, Jeffrey (Julie) Collard, Leann Monaghan,
Lizzy Monaghan, Samantha Nair, Brian Junker,
Emmy Monaghan, Jessica Nair, and Kaylee Junker;
3 great grandchildren, Daniel Collard, Gracie Collard, and Wyatt Collard.

She was preceded in death by her brother, James Otey.

Beck Funeral Home will announce her memorial service in the spring
when the date is set with Grosse Pointe Presbyterian Church,

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Detroit Opera House at:

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Patricia Junker – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI