Patricia Bremberger, 81

Patricia Joan Bremberger (nee Cleary), 81, of West Bend was born to eternal life on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at her residence at Cedar Ridge. She was born June 24, 1932,in Commonwealth, Wis.

After graduating from Florence High School she attended nurses training in Chicago. Patricia worked in the private sector caring for children.

In 1953 Patricia married Edward Bremberger. They lived in Butler, where they raised their five children.

In 1995 they built a home and retired in Bella Vista, Ark.

Pat stayed in Bella Vista Ark., after Edís passing in 2004 for another seven years. She was very active in church, golf leagues and volunteering at the pre-school. She enjoyed traveling. Her social calendar was always filled with much family and many, many friends.

In 2011 Patricia moved to West Bend to be closer to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family has always been the center of her life.

Pat is survived by her five children: Michael (Rita) of the town of Lisbon, Patrick (Carol) of Burlington, Joseph (Linda) of West Bend, Mary Kay (Doug) Lang of Aurora, Ill., and Jim (Wendy) of West Bend, 12 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister Kathleen Doine of Aurora, her brother Jack (Lila) Cleary of Bella Vista, Ark., and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Edward Bremberger and her parents Dave and Patty Cleary.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. Entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield. The visitation will be Sunday, at Holy Angels Church from 2-5 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at