Patricia M. ‘Patty’ Babich

Nov. 9, 1946 – Oct. 27, 2011

Patricia M. "Patty" Babich of North Prairie died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at the age of 64. She was born Nov. 9, 1946, in Shorewood, the daughter of Frank and Ila (nee Farley) Plate.

She worked for R.A. Noonan Family Dentist and Family Services of Waukesha and then became a medical transcriptionist at Moreland Family Medical Associates and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed riding on the back of Dan’s motorcycle, camping, plants and flowers.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Dan, of North Prairie, along with their children, Tim Schmidt of Mukwonago, Michelle (Ruben) Perez of Milwaukee, Mark (Rebecca) Babich of Milwaukee and Jeff (Tammy) Babich of Hartland. She was the dear grandmother of Breann, Mya, Aidan, Gabriel, Lorelei, Jonah, Cody and Brooke. Patty is further survived by her brother, Michael Plate, of Germany, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will take place from 5 p.m. until the 7:30 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Allan Behnke will preside.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.