Violet J. Patsch (nee Plautz)


Violet J. Patsch (nee Plautz), age 92, passed away on August 6, 2011 at Lasata Care Center of Cedarburg surrounded by her family. She was born on April 20, 1919 to the late Emil and Hilda (nee Schmidt) in Milwaukee. Violet retired from Grafton State Bank in 1981. She enjoyed all sports, especially the Packers and Braves. She loved life and the people in it. She was very giving, appreciative and loved all children, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling to Lake Tomahawk. Violet was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church of Grafton.

Violet is survived by her children, Richard (Judy) Pagenkop and Diane Hostetter; grandchildren, Lori (Jim) Stauske, Kari (Steve) Holland and Kristi (Tim) Hilgart; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kevin and Sarah Stauske, Kayla, Jenna and Kyle Holland, Donnie and Joel Hilgart; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Jusiel.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Clifford Patsch and the love of her life, Richard Pagenkop; son-in-law, Donald Hostetter ,who passed away on August 6, 2006; and brother, Fred (Dorothy) Plautz.

The funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington St., Grafton, with Pastor Chris Navurskis presiding. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9 from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m., also at the church. Interment will take place at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Ill.

Memorials would be appreciated to St. Paulís Gym Fund.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Lasata Care Center and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.

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