Patricia Erb, the daughter of Donald and Jeannette Teachout and mother of Sandy Johnson and Gay Lynn Erb, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at St. Lukeís Boise Medical Center at the age of 78. She was born on March 26, 1939, in Chicago, Illinois. She lived the majority of her life in Waukesha and spent the remaining 12 years of her life in Boise, Idaho.
On June 4, 1960, she married James Erb in Waukegan, Illinois; he preceded her in death on February 5, 2000. Pat enjoyed working in the Human Resources Department at the Lindholm building for the Waukesha School for more 25 years. She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Waukesha.
Patricia moved to Boise, Idaho, in 2005, with the desire of being near to her greatest joy, her daughter, Gay Lynn. She spent time volunteering in her daughterís classroom, sharing her love and smiles to many students. In addition, she enjoyed watching Gay Lynnís hockey games and the hockey community often stated that she so sweet to everyone she came in contact with.
She will be sadly missed by her daughters Gay Lynn Erb of Boise, Idaho, and Sandy Johnson of Haverill, Massachusetts, along with being missed by many others. Pat was loved and will be remembered by family members and many dear friends.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held later this spring in Boise, Idaho.
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