Patricia M. Eickstedt, 48

Patricia M. Eickstedt (nee Fechter), 48 years, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.

Patty was born on Sept. 1, 1964, in West Bend to Ralph and Irene (nee Tennies) Fechter. She graduated from West Bend West High School in 1982 and married Scott D. Eickstedt on Aug. 15, 1987. Patty worked at Serigraph along with other places until her illness became too much. She was an EMT for the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department for nine years. She enjoyed doing crafts, genealogy, baking and spending time with her family.

Patty is survived by her husband Scott, children Travis and Matthew. She is further survived by her mother, Irene Fechter of West Bend, siblings Gary Fechter of Newburg, Cindy (Ralph) Clarke of West Bend, Joseph (Cindy) Fechter of Newburg, parents-inlaw Harold (Judith) Eickstedt of Newburg, sister-inlaw Angel (Warren) Bialk of Minnesota, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her daughter Stephanie Eickstedt and her father Ralph Fechter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (521 Congress St., Newburg) on Friday, Aug. 30, with the Rev. Kevin Kowalske. Interment to follow the Mass at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church only on Friday, Aug. 30, from 3 p.m. until time of Mass (5 p.m).

A special thank you to Virginia Highlands and the staff at St. Luke’s Medical Center.

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