Life Story / Obituary
Pat Puskala, age 76, passed away May 16 2023 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Born in Benton Harbor, the daughter of the late Homer McCall and Gladys (Moser) McCall. After graduation from Benton Harbor High School she married but later divorced James Puskala of Bridgman. Together they had two children.
Pat was born with artistic talent which led her to be a volunteer art teacher to grade school students and to create many handmade items for home and gifts. She loved animals, arts & crafts, music and Disney movies. Her adult life was profoundly affected by health issues, despite this, she had a kind, gentle heart, was generous with hugs and had a quirky silly sense of humor. She loved her children more than the world.
She is survived by her children, Pamela Puskala and Philip Puskala; siblings, Robert McCall, Sue (Robert) Wenzlaff, Tom McCall; two nieces, Kelly (McCall) Ashwal, Teresa (Mills) Silva and nephew Clint (Amy) McCall.