Patricia M. Dean


May 4, 1939 - Aug. 17, 2012



Patricia M. Dean (nee Doyle), born May 4, 1939, unexpectedly went home to the Lord on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.


She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Lee Veleke; her grandsons, Johnathan Neary (Taryn) and Christopher Polzin; granddaughter, Monica J. Bain; and great-granddaughters, Kaylee Bain and Payton Neary. She is also survived by her sisters, Genevieve (Don) Pike, Bernadette Jane Doyle, Connie (Greg) Tobin and Elizabeth (Bill) DeMeyer; a brother, Arthur (Karen) Doyle; and many nieces, nephews and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Doyle and Vivian Carpenter; sister Ann Hamp; and brother-in-law, Don Hamp.


Born and raised in Waukesha, Patty graduated from Catholic Memorial High School in 1957 and later from Alverno College at the age of 56. She loved writing stories and did so her entire life. And she will also be remembered as a loving and dedicated grandmother and great-grandmother.


Memorial services will be held at First Congregational Church of Waukesha at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1.