Patricia Ann Chandler

Patricia Ann Chandler, 55, of Tomah, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2006, at her home.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1951, to Thomas and Pearl Barth in Milwaukee. On April 15, 1993, she was united in marriage to Henry A. Chandler in Germantown.

Patti was a renaissance woman extraordinaire. She was a very creative and artistic person with endless talent. Patti was an entrepreneur, where she owned and operated Patti’s Pastimes and Happycraftn’s Mosaic Supplies until her illness no longer allowed her to work, and her step-son, Mark, took over. She was a loving person and a great mother. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Henry A. Chandler of Tomah; two sons, Steven C. (Tanya B) Gall and Joshua A. Gall; a daughter, Sarah R. Chandler; her stepchildren, Mark P. Chandler, Michael A. Chandler and Patricia J. Fohr; grandchildren, Jessica N.N. Bogusz, Alexandria P. Gall, Abigail R. Gall and Jennifer L. Gall; eight stepgrandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Tommy; a sister, Frannie; and her trusted companion, Sadi Chandler the family dog; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 22, at 2 p.m. at the St. Mary of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomah. The Very Rev. Steven Kachel will officiate. A private family burial will follow at a later date in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation on Wednesday, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Online condolences are available at

The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let Perpetual Light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.