Pat Phelps, 58

Patricia Phelps, age 58, of Mendon, passed away at home on Friday, November 17, 2017, surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born in Sturgis, the daughter of the late Phillip and Linda (Wilber) Zinsmaster. Pat had a great personality and loved life. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and leaves them with many special memories to cherish. Though she could be strong willed, she had a caring and generous heart. Pat enjoyed being outdoors and gardening and was fond of lilies. She loved animals, supported the local rescue missions and loved her faithful companion dog “Lilly.” Pat was a hard worker who retired from Lear Corporation after 25 years. When not working she enjoyed bowling and golf and playing tennis with her son. She was a fan of black and white movies, the Lions and U of M Football. Pat had a great smile and wonderful sense of humor. She was a mother, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed. She is survived by her son, Joshua (Tracy) Himes; brother, Tom (Jonnie Banks) Zinsmaster; two sisters, Jackie (Robert) Baker and Wendy (Jeff Dunlap) Zinsmaster; five grandchildren, Caitlin, Alexis, Joshua, Brandon and Kyle; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and a visitation will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers, MI 49093. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the St. Joseph County Humane Society, c/o the funeral home. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at

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