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Patricia Ann Bolda, 86, of Jackson, formerly of Millersburg, Michigan, died September 23, 2022. She was born at home February 23, 1936 to Elmer and Josephine (Nikorak) Gentz ​​in New Boston, MID. Pat married Francis (Frank) B. Bolda on June 25, 1955 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in New Boston, and he predeceased her on October 13, 2011. She graduated from Huron High School in New Boston, was a dental assistant for 45 years and retired from DePuy Industries, Jackson, Michigan.

Pat was a former parishioner from St. Dominic, Metz, Michigan. She was a faithful member of the Daughters of Isabella, the Legion of Mary and a parish volunteer for Our Lady of Fatima Prison Ministry, Michigan Center, Michigan. Pat was a two-time breast cancer survivor and will be remembered for her love of family and dedication to her faith.

Pat’s family will welcome friends on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Eineder Funeral Home – Brooklyn Chapel (137 S. Main St., Brooklyn, Michigan) from 5-8 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at St. Rita Catholic Church (10516 Hayes Road, Clarklake, Michigan, 49234) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. when his Christian burial mass begins with Father Tom Helfrich OSFS officiating.

Pat is survived by his sister, Karen Otter, Cheboygan, Michigan; children Thomas (Deb) Bolda, Henderson, Nevada, Tamara (Dennis) Neely of Brooklyn, Michigan, Tim (Sue) Bolda of Huntington Beach, California; Tiffany (Dennis) Scott, of Brooklyn, Michigan, Tricia (Jeff) Caler of Hanover, Michigan; nieces Linda Dick, Près Isle, Michigan, Sharon Yeager, Belleville, Michigan, Aleta Yeager, New Boston, Michigan; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

In Patricia’s memory, donations may be shared with St. Rita’s Catholic Church or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (3949 Sparks DR SE Ste. 100, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49546-6110). Please leave a message of comfort for Patricia’s family or sign her guestbook at EinederFuneralHomes.com.

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