Patricia S Closs

December 9, 1929April 26, 2018

Patricia Closs (Strauss), passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, with family at her side. She was born December 09, 1929 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan to Michael Strauss and Frances (Dinnan) Strauss. She grew up with four brothers and five sisters, Patricia being the 7th child of Michael and Frances.

Patricia was fondly known by family and friends as Pat. She graduated Sacred Heart Academy, Mount Pleasant, in 1948. She went on to attend and graduate Saint Mary’s Nursing School, Saginaw Michigan, in 1951. Her career as a Registered Nurse spanned forty-eight years when she retired at the youthful age of seventy!

Pat was raised Catholic and carried on that tradition as a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Plano Texas. As a member she was a sponsor for RCIA (Rite Christian Initiation of Adults) and a Eucharist Minister.

Patricia and Robert Closs, married on Saturday, January 25, 1958. The couple enjoyed fifty-four wonderful years of marriage, before Robert’s death in 2012. The couple was blessed with three children Kevin, Timothy, and Jennifer and two grandsons, Sean and Ryan.

Pat was preceded in death by her husband Robert Closs, and nine siblings.

Pat is survived by her children; Kevin Closs (Patricia Ambrose), Timothy Closs (Claire Bollinger), and Jennifer Closs, grandchildren; Sean Closs and Ryan Closs.

Rosary Service 10 - 10:30 AM, Funeral Service with Inurnment 11AM, Reception to follow at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton 2700 West Spring Creek Parkway Plano, Texas 75023.


  • Frances Strauss, Mother
  • Michael Strauss, Father
  • Robert Closs, Husband
  • Kevin Closs, Son
  • Timothy Closs, Son
  • Jennifer Closs, Daughter
  • Patricia Ambrose, Daughter-in-law
  • Claire Bollinger, Daughter-in-law
  • Sean Closs, Grandson
  • Ryan Closs, Grandson
  • Mrs. Closs also leaves many extended family and friends to cherish her memory

  • Leslie Lazaga, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Alberta Adams , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Naana Otaa-Gyamfi, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Carolyn Simoneaux, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mary Beth Oehlers, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kay Henderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dorothy McGuill, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Yvonne Bermejo, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Rosary Service Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 10, 2018

Patricia S Closs

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Brian and Pamela Closs

April 27, 2018

Kevin, Tim/Claire and Jenny and kids:

We share your grief on the passing of your mother and grandmother. Aunt Pat was such a sweet lady and always had a smile on her face. There are treasured memories of her with you all at the family cottage at Pretty Lake and at family gatherings. May you all find peace at this time.

Brian an Pam Closs - Stockton CA.