Patricia A. Trowbridge

January 08, 1944 - November 16, 2021

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Sunday, November 21, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Monday, November 22, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Patricia A. Trowbridge, 77, of Kendallville, Indiana, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born January 8, 1944, in Jones, Michigan, to Wallace and Pauline (Blough) Johnston.

On September 30, 1961, in Kendallville she married Walter D. Trowbridge, Sr. He preceded her in death on November 5, 2021.

Mrs. Trowbridge had worked at McCray Memorial Hospital, Kendallville Manor and Group Dekko all in Kendallville.

She attended Grace Christian Church in Kendallville.

Patricia enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing, gardening, and puzzles. She loved anything “Elvis”, but, most of all, she dearly loved her grandchildren and doing anything for them that she could.

Surviving are two sons, Walter Trowbridge, Jr. of Albion and Scott Trowbridge of Hendersonville, North Carolina; three daughters, Madonna Trowbridge of Pennsylvania, Melissa (Kyle) Baker, of Kendallville and Sarah (Matthew) Crupe of Avilla; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy (Perry) Wright of Liberty, Missouri, and Myrta Budd of Florida.

She was also preceded in death by a two sisters, Wilma Rowe and Mary Trowbridge; and a brother, Chester Johnston.

Funeral services will be Monday, November 22, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Scott Ritchie of Grace Christian Church in Kendallville officiating.

Burial will follow at Sweet Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons, Eric Crupe, Parker Crupe, and Tyler Baker. Active pallbearers are Walter Trowbridge, Jr., Walter Trowbridge, III, Timothy Gilbert, Matthew Crupe, and Kyle Baker.

Visitation is Sunday, November 21, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Patricia’s funeral service on Monday will also live stream on the Young Family Funeral Home Facebook page beginning at 11 a.m. for those unable to attend.

Preferred memorials may be directed to Riley Hospital for Children.

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Marsha Harshman
November 29th, 2021 1:09pm

I worked with your mom at Kendallville Manor. She always had a smile on her face. She loved you all and talked about you all the time. Praying that your memories bring you comfort.

Patricia Arnold
November 22nd, 2021 4:04pm

Hettie Shetley
November 21st, 2021 12:38pm

So very sorry for your loss what a wonderful lady

Gary Weaver
November 19th, 2021 1:24am

Prayers for the family. Mirta sorry for your loss 💖🌹

Jack, Beth and Hannah Handshoe
November 17th, 2021 8:56pm

I'm so sorry for your loss ♥️

Ray keene
November 17th, 2021 8:25pm
Kendallville Indiana

Rest in peace my friend

Sara Biddle
November 17th, 2021 7:42pm

I worked with Pat at Kendallville Manor. What a sweet, kind lady! Condolences to all of her family.

Benson Madonna
November 17th, 2021 6:44pm

Rest in peace love u