Patricia Ann ĎPatí Yanick

Patricia Ann ĎPatí Yanick of Milwaukee and Hendersonville, N.C., was Born to Eternal Life Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 at the age of 71 years. She was born March 17, 1935 in Milwaukee, the devoted daughter of the late LeRoy and Eve (nee Abel) Walsh. Worldís greatest mother and best friend of Steven Yanick. Dear sister of Barbara (Ronald) Jacklin of Slinger. Dear sister-in-law of Ludella Walsh of West Bend. Dear niece of Esther Abel of Milwaukee and Evelyn Walsh of Hartford. Special friend of the Ewald Schwulst Sr. family, nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Frank Walsh.

Pat belonged to the Wisconsin Polka Boosters, the Milwaukee Accordian Club, the Greyhound Retreads Retirees Club, and the former Hartford Historic Preservation Committee.

She was a member of St. Johnís Catholic Church in Rubicon and the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. She was a 1953 graduate of Hartford Union High School.

Although she never attended college, Pat held a masterís degree and a Ph.D in compassion. Patís constant prayer was found in Luke 9:38, "Lord, I implore you to look at my son. He is my only child."

Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 5 from 1-3 p.m. at the Suminski/Weiss Funeral Home, 1901 N. Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee. Vigil service at 3 p.m. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 6 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Hartford. There will be a recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, Oct. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. at St. Johnís Catholic Church in Rubicon. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1 p.m. Father John Rausch will officiate. Interment will be at St. Johnís Church Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her parents.

A special thank you to Dr. and Mrs. Donald Landgraf for their loving concern and compassionate care.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Hartford is assisting the family.