Patricia A. ‘Pat’ Haynes, 81


Patricia A. "Pat" Haynes (nee Downing), 81, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2010.

Pat was born on April 21, 1929, to Wilbur and Edith (nee Davis) Downing. She was born and raised in Chicago, where she attended both Illinois Wesleyan University and the Illinois Institute of Technology. Thereafter, Pat lived in Brookfield for 15 years before finally settling down in West Bend. She enjoyed gardening, reading, camping, canoeing and singing in the St. James Episcopal Church choir, where she was a member.

Pat is survived by her children, Stephen Hymes and Kathryn (Robert) Myszka; and grandchildren, Jacob, Peter, Jessica and Caleb. She is further survived by her sister-in-law, Peg Downing. Pat is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Les Hymes and Frederick Haynes; and two brothers, Don and Bill Downing.

A memorial service for Pat will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Dr., West Bend, with the Rev. Kevin Carroll presiding. Gathering will be from 6 p.m. until time of service. Burial will be at Holy Innocents Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to St. James Episcopal Church, 148 S. 8th Ave, West Bend, WI, 53095.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.