HIGBEE – Patricia Jean Patty Higbee born March 9 1957 of Wayland. Her angels came to take her suddenly on December 6 2010. She is survived by her husband of 31 years Thomas; sons Brian Tom Higbee; step-daughter Heather (Jeremy) Stevens; grandchildren Hunter Hannah and Logan; Parents George F. and Marjorie Shoemaker; brothers Jim (Pat) Shoemaker and Steve (Margie) Shoemaker; sister Diane (Ivan) Nowakowski also several nieces nephews and many relatives and friends who Patty loved so much. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother. Pattys greatest gift was her ability to be a wonderful caretaker. She loved gardening and doing her Outreach Ministry work. Memorial services will be December 11 at at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church 11850 Nine Mile Rd., Shelbyville MI 49344. Rev. Barbara A. Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church.