Beatrice Gavigan (nee Rice)

Beatrice Gavigan (nee Rice), 93, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009.

Beatrice is survived by her children, Anne (Bill) Owens of Sarasota, Fla., Joan (Joseph) Archer of Valatie, N.Y., and Patrick (Jennifer) Gavigan of Oviedo, Fla.; sister, Ferryle Nelson of Antigo; grandchildren, Kevin (Cathie) Owens, Kaila (Milo) Schoonover, William (Amanda) Owens, Ryan Gavigan, Chad Gavigan; and three great-grandsons.

Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband, Jack R. Gavigan; son, Gerald Lee Gavigan; and granddaughter, Shannon Owens.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 209 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Private burial will be held Saturday at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to LindenGrove Health Care Center of Waukesha or Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, please call 567-4457 or visit