Patricia M. Monroe

June 8, 1928 - Feb. 12, 2012

Patricia M. Monroe, 83, of Eagle, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at LindenGrove in Mukwonago.

Patt was born June 8, 1928, the daughter of Peter and Mabel Higgins. Patt spent her childhood helping out at her parents business, the Higgins Summit Creamery near Oconomowoc. On April 9, 1948 she was united in marriage to Robert Monroe. She had worked at Krestans Grocery store for several years as well as being a very active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Eagle and a member of the Eagle Historical Society.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert of Eagle. She is the cherished mother of Marsha (Norman) Bronson and MaryJo (Steve) Walbrandt; dearest grandmother of Patrick and Matthew Price, Jon Walbrandt, Bridgette and Lindsey Bronson and Shannon (Randy) Meillier; and great-grandmother of Asher Bronson, Brin Fuhrer and Dalton Meillier. Patt is further survived by her faithful canine companion, "Katie," and was loved and will be remembered by other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Thomas; daughter, Roberta; and her siblings.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Haase-Lockwood Funeral Home, 103 W. Eagle St., Eagle. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 136 Waukesha Road, Eagle, with the Rev. Dennis Ackeret officiating. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 20875 Crossroads Circle, No. 350, Waukesha, WI 53186.

The family would like to extend a special thank you for the compassionate care of Patt to Dr. Jon Woolever, Dr. Paul LeMarbre, the oncology staff on 2North at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, ProHealth Home Care nurses Liz and Debbie, the staff at LindenGrove in Mukwonago and Seasons Hospice.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family. For the online obituary and guest registry go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.