Patricia A. Drews, 77

Patricia “Pat” A. Drews (nee Driscoll) passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the age of 77 years surrounded by her loving family. Pat was born on April 24, 1935, in Milwaukee to William J. and Ruth E. (nee Neukirch) Driscoll. After her marriage to Ronald “Ron” Drews on April 21, 1956, the couple lived in Milwaukee and moved to West Bend in 1971. Pat enjoyed spending time with her family, crafting, going to casinos and especially loved spending time at her place up north at Captains Cove with her family and friends.

Loving mother of David of West Bend, Lori (Bennett) Turenske of West Bend and James of Lafayette, Ind. Further survived by her sister in law Beverly Effinger of Bella Vista, Ark., brothers in-law Bob Drews and Pat Lyons, both of Kewaunee, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Pat was preceded in death by her husband Ron and parents Bill and Ruth. Pat was member of St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Moose Lodge No. 1398 in West Bend.

Funeral service is Wednesday Jan. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive) with Pastor Robert Korytkowski and the Rev. Bryan O’Connor presiding. Visitation at the funeral home Wed from 3:30 p.m. until time of service. Interment will be at Newark Cemetery on Thursday at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family to be used for Pat’s charities would be appreciated.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Serenity Villa and Grace Hospice for the compassionate care they provided to Pat.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050 /