Patricia Jean Wiesner
Patricia Jean Wiesner, nee Coulter, 73, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital, town of Polk.
Patricia was born to Ervin and Geraldine Coulter on Sept. 12, 1935, at the family farm in the town of Wayne. She graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1953.
On June 30, 1956, she was united in marriage to Jacob E. Wiesner at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. Following their marriage, Patricia and Jacob made their home in West Bend. Together they raised eight children and owned Dupli-Quik Printing Service Inc., which their son, Peter, now operates. They were charter members of Saint Frances Cabrini parish where Patricia was a member of the Christian Women. She also taught summer Bible school for many years.
Patricia enjoyed gardening, cooking (especially German potato salad), baking and sewing while the children were young. In her later years, she enjoyed word search puzzles, cutting recipes from newspapers and visits with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Jacob; eight children: Judith (Jackson Clubb) Wiesner of Madison, Thomas (Mary) of Eden, Cynthia (Donnie) Bowen of Wyoming, Rosemary (Andrew) Ruplinger of Beaver dam, Peter of West Bend, David (Kathleen) of West Bend, James of Florida, and Jacob Jr. (special friend Tracy Bain) of Tennessee; 14 grandchildren: Norman (JR), Ashley, Sarah, Thomas Jr., Katherine, Jonathan, Rebecca, Jeffery, Amanda, Kayla, Tamika, Colton, Megan and Travis; 14 great-grandchildren; six brothers and one sister: Allen (Ilse) Coulter of California, Ronald (Janet) Coulter of Theresa, Ervin Coulter Jr. of Texas, Wayne (Patricia) Coulter of California, Teresa Vorpahl of West Bend, Michael (Ellen) Coulter of Allenton, and Robert (Ginger) Coulter of Colorado; two brothers-in-law: Michael (Colleen) Schmidt and Richard Kern; special aunt Teresa Venski of Arkansas; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, James Coulter; three sisters, Mary Schmidt, Barbara Kern and Susan Coulter; and brother-in-law John Vorpahl Sr.
A memorial Mass is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, at 12:30 p.m. at Saint Frances Cabrini church with Father Jeff Haines presiding. Burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to St. Frances Cabrini Church/School.
The family would like to thank Dr. Gajic, the doctors, nurses and other staff of St. Joseph's Hospital for the wonderful care they provided to our wife, mother and grandmother during her illness. Your acts of kindness were truly appreciated.