Patti was raised just north of Menominee near the booming village of Carbondale. She attended and graduated from Stephenson High School. After graduating Patti attended Northern Michigan University for three years were she studied the natural sciences. She continued her studies at Michigan State University with several pre-veterinary classes. She graduated from MSU with a Bachelor in Science and a Secondary Teaching Certificate.
Patti came to work at Bayshore in the 1980's and was instrumental in helping the former owner build the practice that became Bayshore Veterinary Clinic as it is now.
Today she is employed at Bayshore as office manager and book keeper. Patti's job is a very diverse one. She is responsible for everything from accounts payable, payroll, managing the pet food orders, managing the clinic utilities to coordinating equipment maintenance and repairs. She is also in charge of general communications on behalf of the clinic and the owner. Patti is also quick to jump in and give us a hand wherever we may need it.
Patti has two grown children. Her son Leif lives in Minneapolis and her daughter Laura lives in New York City. Patti is also the proud owner of a very special, adorable, annoying, former barn cat named Lucy and a very sweet, polite cat named Bonnie.