Patricia Ann Visscher Ulman

Brighton/Tawas City, Michigan
August 10, 1946 - October 3, 2019


Buresh Funeral Home ~ Tawas Chapel
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service Location

Tawas United Methodist Church ~ Tawas City, Michigan


Friday, October 11, 2019
11:00 AM (instate at 10:00 AM)

Obituary Notice

Patricia Ann Ulman (Visscher)

Age 73, of Brighton, MI and formerly of Tawas City, MI passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019. She was born on August 10, 1946 in Bay City, MI to the late James and Freda Patterson (nee Prior). Patricia grew up in Bay City, MI and graduated from Bay City Handy in 1964. She earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing and Healthcare Administration. Patricia married James Wutke, having two children, Rebecca Thorner and Matthew Wutke. She later married James Visscher, adding Fran Visscher as her daughter. Later in life, Patricia married Larry Ulman of Tawas City, MI. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Tawas City and of South Lyon, MI. She is also survived by her sister, Nancy (Richard) Turbin and their three children, Sarah, Jeff and Nathan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband’s, James Visscher and Larry Ulman. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 – 11:00 am (instate at 10:00 am) at the Tawas First United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale, MI. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 5-8 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City, MI. If desired, memorial contributions may be directed to the church and you may offer condolences at


Tawas United Methodist Church


Esmond - Evergreen Cemetery


Pat sure will be missed, by her friends at Brookdale Brighton and by the staff, also. She was much loved. Our heartfelt condolences go out to her family and friends.

The Front-desk Staff at Brookdale Brighton.
— Jeanne
Rest in Heaven Granny Pat. We love you.....John and Sheryl
— Sheryl Gielda
Our thoughts and prayers are sent to Pat's family with all our love - Arnie and Debbie
— Arnold Engster
Always a kind word and a warm smile, a wonderful soul who will be deeply missed. Matt and Khaki Engster
— Khaki Engster
You are missed by the Tawas Divas red hat group. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
— Lorna Cowles
Pat was a great friend and mentor. We worked many years together in Critical Care & her leadership helped us all get through the difficult times. She was truly one in a million!
— Sandy Shutt
A lovely person with a good heart. A role model in nurse leadership. Thanks for the support, wisdom and the laughs at Bay Med. Rest easy Pat
— Jim Karle
Pat was a wonderful Nurse and leader at Bay Medical Center, she could take care of me anytime. Great nurse and head nurse for years and years. Sorry to her children, she was a great friend.
— Kay Schuch

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