Patty Jo Powers, 63


Patty Jo Powers, (nee Mueller), of Colgate, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 6:51 p.m. at the age of 63 years from complications related to pancreatic cancer. Patty was surrounded by loved ones in her final moments and she will be dearly missed by all.

Patty is survived by her husband William, son Brode (Katherine), son Erik, and daughter Katrina (Brian) Powers-Stark. Patty was a loving grandmother to Kaitlin, Taylor and Ethan. Patty was the daughter of the Ernst and Margaret (nee Holbrook) Mueller, and she was the “baby” sister to Tom and Margaret.

Visitation for Patty Jo will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m. Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services, W250 N6505 Highway 164, Sus-sex, is assisting the family. www.schmidtandbartelt.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County or to the American Diabetes Association.

“We will always remember and miss her sense of humor, warm heart, determination and enthusiasm in spite of her many hardships. May she find peace at last.” — Tom, Patty’s brother.