Patricia J. "Pat" (Ruch) McKibbin

November 11, 1940 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 79)

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Patricia J. “Pat” McKibbin, 79, of Millersburg, IN passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born on November 11, 1940 in South Bend, IN to Herman & Betty (Kugler) Ruch.

She grew up in South Bend and graduated in 1959 from Riley High School. She was married on October 7, 1961 in South Bend, IN to Michael D. “Mike” McKibbin who preceded her on September 2, 2017. She formerly lived in Wolcottville until she moved to Millersburg in 1982. She was formerly employed at Goshen Die Cutting and with Purdue University as a milk supervisor 16 years.  

She is survived by:

2 Daughters – Laurie Edwards of Millersburg & Michelle McKibbin of Ligonier

2 Sons – Daniel & John McKibbin both of Millersburg

14 Grand & 14 Gt. Grandchildren

2 Sisters – Kathleen (Michael) Clewell of Charlotte, NC & Janet (John) Woods of Hiram, GA

2 Brothers – Shane Ruch of Melbourne, FL & David (Lisa) Ruch of Charlotte, NC

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother – Denny Ruch, & 2 half-brothers – Tom Jeffries & David Cowger.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Private family burial will be in the Eldridge Cemetery in Middlebury.

Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice. 

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September 22, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

Private Interment

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